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Definition 1: people who are condemned to eternal punishment - [noun denoting group]

Samples where damned or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he felt he had visited the realm of the damned

(damned is a kind of ...) (plural) any group of human beings (men or women or children) collectively

"old people" "there were at least 200 people in the audience"

Definition 2: in a damnable manner - [adverb denoting all]

Samples where damned or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • kindly Arthur--so damnably, politely, endlessly persistent!

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Definition 3: expletives used informally as intensifiers - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where damned or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • 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
  • an infernal nuisance

Synonyms for damned in the sense of this definition

(damned is similar to ...) 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 reasoning"

Definition 4: in danger of the eternal punishment of Hell - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where damned or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • poor damned souls

Synonyms for damned in the sense of this definition

(damned is similar to ...) spiritually or physically doomed or destroyed

"lost souls" "a lost generation" "a lost ship" "the lost platoon"

(damned belongs to category ...) a monotheistic system of beliefs and practices based on the Old Testament and the teachings of Jesus as embodied in the New Testament and emphasizing the role of Jesus as savior

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