- under a curse; ill-fated
- deserving to be cursed; damnable; abominable
Origin of accursedMiddle English acursed, past participle of acursen, pronounce a curse upon, excommunicate from a-, intensive + cursien: see curse
- Abominable; hateful: this accursed mud.
- Being under a curse; doomed.
Origin of accursedMiddle English acursed past participle of acursen to put a curse on a- intensive pref. ( from Old English ā- )Old English cursian to curse ( from curs curse )
(comparative more accursed, superlative most accursed)
- simple past tense and past participle of accurse
- First attested in the early 13th century.
- From Middle English acursed, from acursen (“to curse”), from Old English ācursian, from ā + cursen, from curs (“curse”).