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  • adjective Archaic spelling of accursed.
  • verb Past participle of accurse

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective under a curse

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Examples

  • Good sooth, it is a day accurst, thy slaughter-day

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Being the slave of an eldritch and accurst cult is not grounds for impeachment!

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  • Was he the luckiest boy in the whole wide world, he wondered, or was he the most accurst?

    Kalooki Nights

  • There is scarce truth enough alive to make societies secure; but security enough to make fellowships accurst: much upon this riddle runs the wisdom of the world.

    Measure for Measure

  • The mighty chief, atheling excellent, unblithe sat, labored in woe for the loss of his thanes, when once had been traced the trail of the fiend, spirit accurst: too cruel that sorrow, too long, too loathsome.

    Beowulf, translated by Francis Gummere

  • The mighty chief, atheling excellent, unblithe sat, labored in woe for the loss of his thanes, when once had been traced the trail of the fiend, spirit accurst: too cruel that sorrow, too long, too loathsome.

    Beowulf, translated by Francis Gummere

  • The mighty chief, atheling excellent, unblithe sat, labored in woe for the loss of his thanes, when once had been traced the trail of the fiend, spirit accurst: too cruel that sorrow, too long, too loathsome.

    Beowulf

  • To Henry Legatt Messenger of His Maties Chamber, etc. The lines particularly complained of ran as follows: of all Treasons, mine was most accurst;

    A Memoir of Mrs. Behn

  • What began best can't end worst, nor what God once blest prove accurst.

    Morality as a Religion An exposition of some first principles

  • "It means," answered Julius, covering his face with his hands, "that I am of all living things the most accurst!"

    Master of His Fate

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