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goddamned

[ god-damd ]
/ ˈgɒdˈdæmd /
Informal: Sometimes Offensive.
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adjective, superlative god·damned·est or god·damnd·est.
(especially in the superlative) unusually difficult to deal with; extremely complicated or peculiar.
adverb
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Origin of goddamned

First recorded in 1915–20; God + damned
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How to use goddamned in a sentence

  • Discrete, defined units—not just a continuous substance, some goddamned beers.

    Why beer serving sizes are so weird|Mike Rampton/Mel Magazine|October 20, 2021|Popular-Science
  • (He quenches his cigar angrily on Bloom's ear) Where's that Goddamned cursed ashtray?

    Ulysses|James Joyce
  • Goddamned marketing people had the collective morals of a snake.

    Makers|Cory Doctorow
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