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  • adv. In a cursed manner; miserably

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. In a cursed manner; miserably; in a manner to be detested; enormously.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • As one under a curse; miserably.
  • ; abominably; execrably: used in malediction.

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

  • adv. in a damnable manner


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  • In June he told Deane, “We are so cursedly hampered with the Numerous Cruizers along our coast, that remittances are precarious & very difficult to be got out.”

    Robert Morris

  • “Poor Madison got so cursedly frightened in Virginia” during the ratifying convention, Morris wrote to a friend, “that I believe he has dreamed of amendments ever since.”

    Robert Morris

  • ‘Why, I would bear no malice about that — only he is so cursedly high and saucy,’ said Ewart.


  • The thing itself is cursedly ugly, and the worst of it is that I shall have to face so much more that is ugly before that.

    A Doll's House

  • I was so cursedly in debt that I was OBLIGED to have the money, you know.

    The Wolves and the Lamb

  • Mean time you will observe that a bad cause gives a man great disadvantages: for I myself thing that the interrogatories put to me with so much spirit by the Colonel made me look cursedly mean; at the same time that it gave him a superiority which I know not how to allow to the best man in Europe.

    Clarissa Harlowe

  • Madam, said I, let me tell you; and was advancing towards her with a fierce aspect, most cursedly vexed, and ashamed too — —

    Clarissa Harlowe

  • This riding by night, by the bye, is cursedly tiresome.

    She Stoops to Conquer

  • Encouraged by the success of these efforts, which tickled the imagination of Jolter, and drew smiles (as he imagined) of approbation from our hero, he sported in many other equivoques of the same nature; and at dinner, told the physician, that he was like the root of the tongue, as being cursedly down in the mouth.

    The Adventures of Peregrine Pickle

  • Not so the story turns out right, but so the all-important cursedly important levelling mechanism and treadmill can be properly calibrated.

    Dead Monsters and Naked Emperors


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