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.
the damned, those condemned to suffer eternal punishment.
extremely; very; absolutely: a damned good singer; too damned lazy.
Idioms about damned
damned well, Informal. certainly or without doubt; emphatically: You damned well better say you're sorry!: Also damn well.
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How to use damned in a sentence
For a fact, I smelt azaleas plain and sweet once; and woke up in the damndest alkali desert you ever see.The Rules of the Game | Stewart Edward White
"You've got me beat between you, the cards are stacked against me, I've done my damndest—" and indeed that was true.The Chalice Of Courage | Cyrus Townsend Brady
That's right; you do your damndest—'angels can do no more,' as the feller said.Ewing\'s Lady | Harry Leon Wilson
I'm all spread out on the floor with the damndest headache you ever saw.Twelve Times Zero | Howard Carleton Browne
It's going to be ten miles, across country, across the damndest country you ever saw, Sledge Hume!The Short Cut | Jackson Gregory
British Dictionary definitions for damned
condemned to hell
(as noun): the damned
(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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