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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Damn  \Damn\  (d[a^]m),  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Damned}  (d[a^]md  or 
  d[a^]m"n[e^]d);  p.  pr  &  vb  n.  {Damning}  (d[a^]m"[i^]ng  or 
  d[a^]m"n[i^]ng).]  [OE.  damnen  dampnen  (with  excrescent  p), 
  OF  damner,  dampner,  F.  damner,  fr  L.  damnare  damnatum  to 
  condemn,  fr  damnum  damage,  a  fine,  penalty.  Cf  {Condemn}, 
  {Damage}.] 
  1.  To  condemn;  to  declare  guilty;  to  doom;  to  adjudge  to 
  punishment;  to  sentence;  to  censure. 
 
  He  shall  not  live;  look  with  a  spot  I  damn  him 
  --Shak. 
 
  2.  (Theol.)  To  doom  to  punishment  in  the  future  world;  to 
  consign  to  perdition;  to  curse. 
 
  3.  To  condemn  as  bad  or  displeasing,  by  open  expression,  as 
  by  denuciation,  hissing,  hooting,  etc 
 
  You  are  not  so  arrant  a  critic  as  to  damn  them  [the 
  works  of  modern  poets]  .  .  .  without  hearing. 
  --Pope. 
 
  Damn  with  faint  praise,  assent  with  civil  leer,  And 
  without  sneering  teach  the  rest  to  sneer.  --Pope. 
 
  Note:  Damn  is  sometimes  used  interjectionally,  imperatively, 
  and  intensively. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Damned  \Damned\,  a. 
  1.  Sentenced  to  punishment  in  a  future  state;  condemned; 
  consigned  to  perdition. 
 
  2.  Hateful;  detestable;  abominable. 
 
  But  O,  what  damned  minutes  tells  he  o'er  Who  doats, 
  yet  doubts,  suspects,  yet  strongly  loves.  --Shak. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  damned 
  adj  1:  expletives  used  informally  as  intensifiers;  "he's  a  blasted 
  idiot";  "it's  a  blamed  shame";  "a  blame  cold  winter"; 
  "not  a  blessed  dime";  "I'll  be  damned  (or  blessed  or 
  darned  or  goddamned)  if  I'll  do  any  such  thing";  "he's 
  a  damn  (or  goddam  or  goddamned)  fool";  "a  deuced 
  idiot";  "tired  or  his  everlasting  whimpering";  "an 
  infernal  nuisance"  [syn:  {blasted},  {blame},  {blamed}, 
  {blessed},  {damn},  {darned},  {deuced},  {everlasting}, 
  {goddam},  {goddamn},  {goddamned},  {infernal}] 
  2:  (Christianity)  in  danger  of  the  eternal  punishment  of  hell; 
  "poor  damned  souls"  [syn:  {cursed},  {doomed},  {unredeemed}, 
  {unsaved}] 
  n  :  people  who  are  condemned  to  eternal  punishment;  "he  felt  he 
  had  visited  the  realm  of  the  damned" 
  adv  :  in  a  damnable  manner;  "kindly  Arthur--so  damnably  ,  politely 
  ,  endlessly  persistent!"  [syn:  {damnably},  {cursedly}] 




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