Accursed meaning

ə-kûrst'
Under a curse; ill-fated.
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Deserving to be cursed; damnable; abominable.
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Abominable; hateful.

This accursed mud.

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Being under a curse; doomed.
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(prenominal) Hateful; detestable.
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(archaic, theology) Doomed to destruction or misery; cursed; anathematized.
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Simple past tense and past participle of accurse.
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Origin of accursed

  • Middle 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)
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From Middle English acursed, from acursen (“to curse”), from Old English ācursian, from ā + cursen, from curs (“curse”).
    From Wiktionary
  • First attested in the early 13th century.
    From Wiktionary