An example of to damn is to condemn someone as bad by saying "damn you" after they do something that makes you angry.
Shut the damn door!
The new hires aren't worth a damn.
A movie that was damned by the critics.
Not worth a damn.
- Without any doubt; positively:I am damn well going to file charges against him.
- to praise with so little enthusiasm as, in effect, to disparage or condemn
- not care at all
Origin of damn
- Middle English dampnen from Old French dampner from Latin damnāre to condemn, inflict loss upon from damnum loss
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition