Curse synonyms

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The state or quality of being profane
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A jinx
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The definition of an imprecation is the act of calling for evil or a curse on someone.
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An imprecation; a curse.
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That which causes harm, misfortune, or destruction:
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To swear at
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To swear at
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A person or thing cursed or detested
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To have a sympathetic or meaningful relationship
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The monthly flow of blood from the uterus beginning at puberty in girls and other female primates.
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(Archaic) A curse; an imprecation.
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(Linguistics) A word without meaning added to fill a syntactic position.
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(Uncountable) The qualities that make something obscene; lewdness, indecency, or offensive behaviour.
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The state or quality of being vulgar, crude, coarse, unrefined, etc.
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Desecration, profanation, misuse or violation of something regarded as sacred.
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A profaning or being profaned; desecration; defilement
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A condition or period of bad luck that appears to have been caused by a specific person or thing.
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A look believed by some to be able to harm or bewitch the one stared at
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That which is fulminated or thundered forth; vehement menace or censure.
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The act of swearing, or making an oath.
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Malediction
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That by which anything is denounced; threat of evil; public menace or accusation; arraignment.
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An act of swearing with the word "damn".
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A formal denunciation.
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Strong rebuke; strong scolding
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Slanderous or malicious defamation; character assassination
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The condition of disgrace suffered as a result of abuse or vilification; ill repute.
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Alternative spelling of swear word.
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A word, expression, or concept viewed as odious or intolerable:
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Malediction
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(Slang) Curse word or phrase.
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Malediction
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Malediction
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(Old Poet.) Deadly harm; ruin; death
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Anything causing pain or distress; calamity
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A means of inflicting severe suffering, vengeance, or punishment.
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To declare solemnly in the name of God or of something held sacred
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To utter blasphemy
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To put to an improper, unworthy, or degrading use; abuse.
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To utter curses
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To utter curses
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To utter curses
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To utter curses
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To utter curses
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To utter curses
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To utter curses
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(Idiomatic) To speak a stream of bad language; to curse and swear.
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(Simile) To swear a lot; to utter many swear words.
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Cuss is defined as to use a foul word.
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To loathe; detest; abhor
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To invoke evil upon; to curse; to swear at.
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To condemn to an undesirable fate; destine:
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To criticize in a harsh or abusive manner.
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To inflict physical, sexual, or psychological harm upon
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To attack (someone) with abusive language.
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To treat or speak to with scorn, insolence, or great disrespect; subject to treatment, a remark, etc. that hurts or is meant to hurt the feelings or pride
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To swear at
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To swear at
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To utter an anathema (against); curse
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To swear at
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To open up a hole in, usually by means of a sudden and imprecise method (such as an explosion).
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To destine; to fix irrevocably the ill fate of.
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To swear at
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To swear at
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(Obs.) To announce, esp. in a menacing way
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To say defamatory things about someone or something.
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(Intransitive) To suffer blight.
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(Intransitive) To insult somebody childishly; to engage in name-calling.
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To swear at
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To swear at
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To pronounce a religious curse
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The act of reviling, ridiculing, or being disrespectful or irreverent of, by words or conduct, God, religion, a religious doctrine, a religious icon, or anything considered sacred. A crime under the common law if the blasphemy was directed towards Christianity or Christian doctrine and icons and is still a statutory crime (although rarely enforced) in many states.
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(Prenominal) Hateful; detestable.
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Having the characteristic of anathema
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Of or pertaining to commination.
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Deserving to be cursed
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The definition of detestable is disgusting, hateful or awful.
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Deserving of execration; hateful.
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Extremely unpleasant; repulsive:
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The act of anathematizing; vigorous denunciation.
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A duty, obligation, or responsibility.
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Malediction
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The act or process of contaminating; pollution; defilement; taint; also, that which contaminates.
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Evil talk about someone; slander
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(Archaic) A curse
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An invocation to the Lord, sometimes regarded as forming, with the preceding anathema (in 1 Cor. 16:22), an intensified curse or malediction
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Something that causes persistent hardship, trouble, or annoyance:
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(Informal) A period of weather of a particular kind:
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A source of pain, anxiety, or annoyance
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(Dated) One who practices voodoo; a native sorcerer.
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A supernatural spell for subduing an adversary; a hex:
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To call evil or injury down on; damn
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To rebuke or scold strongly.
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(Archaic) A reason or basis for praise
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The definition of a compliment is the act of giving praise.
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A Roman Catholic rite by which bells, banners, candles, etc., are blessed with holy water and formally dedicated to God.
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Blessing is defined as God's favor, or a person's sanction or support, or something you ask God for, or something for which you are grateful.
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The act of damning or the condition of being damned.
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One that brings bad luck.
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Sick people considered as a group. Often used with the.
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A term used to characterize a person or thing, such as rosy-fingered in rosy-fingered dawn or the Great in Catherine the Great.
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To cause (someone) pain, suffering or distress.
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To be in agony or great pain; feel anguish
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Anguish is defined as causing or feeling extreme pain or worry.
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To arrange in or on a rack
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To afflict; to chasten; to punish.
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To refuse to continue to work until certain demands are met; go on strike
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To bring great physical or mental pain upon (another).
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A denunciation invoking a wish or threat of evil or injury
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Something that happens to someone by chance, a chance occurrence.
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(--- Archaic) A person employed to help, especially a farm worker or domestic servant.
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A profane or obscene term
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A profane or obscene term
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The definition of attack is to make an attempt to hurt someone or something (physically or verbally), to destroy someone or something, to impact someone or something in a dangerous manner, or to forcibly take someone or something.
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A word that is a vulgarity.
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A condemning or being condemned
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(Greek mythology) the goddess of divine retribution and vengeance. Her Roman counterpart is Invidia.
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1960, P. G. Wodehouse, Jeeves in the Offing, chapter XII:
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To damn or curse roundly or with iteration and emphasis; damn all over.
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wish harm upon; invoke evil upon
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wish harm upon; invoke evil upon
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To deprive of the right of church membership by ecclesiastical authority.
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To deprive (an entire congregation or sect) of its rights as a church
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To make happy or prosperous; gladden
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Any of several short words having to do with sex or excrement and generally regarded as offensive or objectionable
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(Intransitive, figuratively) To make a verbal attack.
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Plural form of course
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Synonym Study

  • Anathematize strictly refers to the formal utterance of solemn condemnation by ecclesiastical authority, but in general use suggests vehement denunciation of a person or thing viewed as detestable
  • Imprecate suggests the calling down of calamity on someone, esp. from a desire for revenge
  • Execrate suggests cursing prompted by great anger or abhorrence
  • Damn carries the same general meaning but, in strict usage, implies the use of the word ``damn"" in the curse he damned his enemies = he said, ``Damn my enemies!""
  • Curse is the general word for calling down evil or injury on someone or something
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