Curse synonyms Category: Part of speech:
The definition of an imprecation is the act of calling for evil or a curse on someone.
The state or quality of being profane
The monthly flow of blood from the uterus beginning at puberty in girls and other female primates.
(Old Poet.) Deadly harm; ruin; death
A means of inflicting severe suffering, vengeance, or punishment.
The act of swearing, or making an oath.
(Archaic) A curse; an imprecation.
That which causes harm, misfortune, or destruction:
To put to an improper, unworthy, or degrading use; abuse.
To condemn to an undesirable fate; destine:
A person or thing cursed or detested
To deprive of the right of church membership by ecclesiastical authority.
To have a sympathetic or meaningful relationship (Uncountable) The qualities that make something obscene; lewdness, indecency, or offensive behaviour.
The state or quality of being vulgar, crude, coarse, unrefined, etc.
A profaning or being profaned; desecration; defilement
A condition or period of bad luck that appears to have been caused by a specific person or thing.
A look believed by some to be able to harm or bewitch the one stared at
That by which anything is denounced; threat of evil; public menace or accusation; arraignment. An act of swearing with the word "damn". Strong rebuke; strong scolding
The condition of disgrace suffered as a result of abuse or vilification; ill repute.
Alternative spelling of swear word.
A word, expression, or concept viewed as odious or intolerable:
cuss-word (Slang) Curse word or phrase.
Anything causing pain or distress; calamity
To declare solemnly in the name of God or of something held sacred
swear-like-a-trooper (Simile) To swear a lot; to utter many swear words.
Cuss is defined as to use a foul word. To invoke evil upon; to curse; to swear at.
To inflict physical, sexual, or psychological harm upon
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
call down curses on the head of
To utter an anathema (against); curse
To open up a hole in, usually by means of a sudden and imprecise method (such as an explosion).
The definition of blaspheme is to use God's name to speak in an irreverent manner.
(Obs.) To announce, esp. in a menacing way
(Intransitive) To suffer blight.
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.
The definition of detestable is disgusting, hateful or awful.
Deserving of execration; hateful.
Extremely unpleasant; repulsive:
A duty, obligation, or responsibility. The act or process of contaminating; pollution; defilement; taint; also, that which contaminates.
An invocation to the Lord, sometimes regarded as forming, with the preceding anathema (in 1 Cor. 16:22), an intensified curse or malediction
Something that causes persistent hardship, trouble, or annoyance:
(Informal) A period of weather of a particular kind:
A source of pain, anxiety, or annoyance
A supernatural spell for subduing an adversary; a hex:
To call evil or injury down on; damn
(Archaic) A reason or basis for praise
The definition of a compliment is the act of giving praise.
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.
The act of damning or the condition of being damned.
The definition of a malediction is a curse or words or speech intended to bring about destruction or evil.
One that brings bad luck.
Sick people considered as a group. Often used with the.
A term used to characterize a person or thing, such as rosy-fingered in rosy-fingered dawn or the Great in Catherine the Great.
To be in agony or great pain; feel anguish
Anguish is defined as causing or feeling extreme pain or worry.
To arrange in or on a rack
To afflict; to chasten; to punish.
To refuse to continue to work until certain demands are met; go on strike
To bring great physical or mental pain upon (another).
A denunciation invoking a wish or threat of evil or injury Something that happens to someone by chance, a chance occurrence.
(--- Archaic) A person employed to help, especially a farm worker or domestic servant.
A profane or obscene term
A profane or obscene term
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.
A condemning or being condemned
1960, P. G. Wodehouse, Jeeves in the Offing, chapter XII:
wish harm upon; invoke evil upon
wish harm upon; invoke evil upon
To deprive (an entire congregation or sect) of its rights as a church
To make happy or prosperous; gladden That which is fulminated or thundered forth; vehement menace or censure.
Any of several short words having to do with sex or excrement and generally regarded as offensive or objectionable
take the Lord's name in vain To say defamatory things about someone or something.
read out of the church
To pronounce a religious curse (Dated) One who practices voodoo; a native sorcerer. Synonym Study
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
suggests the calling down of calamity on someone, esp. from a desire for revenge
suggests cursing prompted by great anger or abhorrence
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!""
is the general word for calling down evil or injury on someone or something
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