accursed, accurst

[əkɜ:sid, əkɜ:st]
adjective
preklet; colloquially presnet; gnusen; ubog

English-Slovenian dictionary. 2013.

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  • Accurst — Accursed Ac*cursed , Accurst Ac*curst , p. p. & a. Doomed to destruction or misery; cursed; hence, bad enough to be under the curse; execrable; detestable; exceedingly hateful; as, an accursed deed. Shak. {Ac*curs ed*ly}, adv. {Ac*curs ed*ness},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Accursed — Ac*cursed , Accurst Ac*curst , p. p. & a. Doomed to destruction or misery; cursed; hence, bad enough to be under the curse; execrable; detestable; exceedingly hateful; as, an accursed deed. Shak. {Ac*curs ed*ly}, adv. {Ac*curs ed*ness}, n. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • accursed — (adj.) also accurst, early 13c., acursede lying under a curse, pp. adjective from obsolete verb acursen pronounce a curse upon, excommunicate (late 12c.), from a intensive prefix + cursein (see CURSE (Cf. curse) (v.)). The extra c is 15c.,… …   Etymology dictionary

  • accursed — [ə kʉrst′ə kʉr′sid, əkʉrst′] adj. [ME acursed, pp. of acursen, pronounce a curse upon, excommunicate < a , intens. + cursien: see CURSE] 1. under a curse; ill fated 2. deserving to be cursed; damnable; abominable: Also accurst [ə kʉrst′]… …   English World dictionary

  • accursed — /əˈkɜsəd / (say uh kersuhd), /əˈkɜst / (say uh kerst) adjective 1. subject to a curse; ruined. 2. worthy of curses; detestable: the accursed system of slavery. 3. Colloquial designating the object of one s anger or frustration: the accursed car… …   Australian English dictionary

  • accursed — or accurst adjective Etymology: Middle English acursed, from past participle of acursen to consign to destruction with a curse, from a (from Old English ā, perfective prefix) + cursen to curse more at abide Date: 13th century 1. being under or as …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • accurst — adjective see accursed …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • accursed — accursedly /euh kerr sid lee/, adv. accursedness, n. /euh kerr sid, euh kerrst /, adj. 1. under a curse; doomed; ill fated. 2. damnable; detestable. Also, accurst /euh kerrst /. [bef. 1000; ME acursed, OE acursod, ptp. of acursian. See A 3,… …   Universalium

  • accursed — adj. (archaic accurst) 1 lying under a curse; ill fated. 2 colloq. detestable, annoying. Etymology: past part. of accurse, f. A (2) + CURSE …   Useful english dictionary

  • accurst — adjective under a curse • Syn: ↑accursed, ↑maledict • Similar to: ↑cursed, ↑curst …   Useful english dictionary

  • curst — archaic var. of CURSED. * * * adjective deserving a curse; sometimes used as an intensifier villagers shun the area believing it to be cursed cursed with four daughter not a cursed drop his cursed stupidity I ll be cursed if I can see your… …   Useful english dictionary

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