damned: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (damd), [key]
— adj., n., adv. damned•est, damnd•est,
  1. condemned or doomed, esp. to eternal punishment: the wailing of damned souls.
  2. detestable; loathsome: Get that damned dog out of here!
  3. complete; absolute; utter: a damned nuisance; a damned fool.
  4. extraordinary; amazing: It was the damnedest thing I'd ever seen.
  1. those condemned to suffer eternal punishment.
  1. extremely; very; absolutely: a damned good singer; too damned lazy.
  2. certainly or without doubt; emphatically: You damned well better say you're sorry!
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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