damned

I
(Roget's IV) modif.
1. [Consigned to hell]
Syn. cursed, condemned, accursed, doomed, unhappy, anathematized, lost, fallen, reprobate, infernal, hell-bound*, gone to blazes*; see also doomed , unfortunate 2 .
Ant. saved, blessed*, on high.
2. [*Disapproved of]
Syn. bad, unwelcome, detestable, abominable, loathsome, cursed, damn*, goddamned*, goddamn*, darned*, confounded*, blamed*, blankety-blank*, blithering*, blessed*, blasted*, bloody*, cussed*, danged*, goldarned*, doggone*, dashed*, dratted*, infernal*, deuced*, lousy*; see also offensive 2 , undeSirable .
Ant. deSirable, welcomed*, favorite.
do ( or [m1]try ) [m1]one's damnedest*,
Syn. endeavor, do one's best, give one's all, do one's utmost; see try 1 .
II
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) a.
detestable, cursed, infernal, *darned, loathsome, *dang, confounded, *blasted, rotten, revolting.
ANT.: blessed, fortunate, favored
III
(Roget's Thesaurus II) adjective 1. Condemned, especially to hell: doomed, lost. Idiom: gone to blazes. See REWARD. 2. Informal. So annoying or detestable as to deserve condemnation: accursed, blasted, blessed, bloody, confounded, cursed, damn, darn, execrable, infernal. Informal: blamed. Chiefly British: blooming, ruddy. See LIKE. 3. Completely such, without qualification or exception: absolute, all-out, arrant, complete, consummate, crashing, dead, downright, flat, out-and-out, outright, perfect, plain, pure, sheer2, thorough, thoroughgoing, total, unbounded, unequivocal, unlimited, unmitigated, unqualified, unrelieved, unreserved, utter2. Informal: flat-out, positive. Chiefly British: blooming. See BIG, LIMITED.

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