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damned

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adjective, superlative damned·est, damnd·est.
condemned or doomed, especially to eternal punishment: the wailing of damned souls.
detestable; loathsome: Get that damned dog out of here!
complete; absolute; utter: a damned nuisance; a damned fool.
Informal. extraordinary; amazing: It was the damnedest thing I'd ever seen.
noun
the damned, those condemned to suffer eternal punishment.
adverb
extremely; very; absolutely: a damned good singer; too damned lazy.
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Idioms about damned

    damned well, Informal. certainly or without doubt; emphatically: You damned well better say you're sorry!Also damn well.

Origin of damned

First recorded in 1350–1400, damned is from the Middle English word dam(p)ned.See damn, -ed2
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British Dictionary definitions for damned

damned
/ (dæmd) /

adjective
  1. condemned to hell
  2. (as noun)the damned
adverb, adjective slang
(intensifier)a damned good try; a damned liar; I should damned well think so!
used to indicate amazement, disavowal, or refusal (in such phrases as I'll be damned and damned if I care)
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