from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Deserving condemnation; odious.
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- adj. Capable of being damned
- adj. Deserving of damnation
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Liable to damnation; deserving, or for which one deserves, to be damned; of a damning nature.
- adj. Odious; pernicious; detestable.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To be condemned; worthy of condemnation; productive of harm, loss, or injury.
- Worthy of damnation.
- Entailing damnation; damning.
- Odious; detestable; abominable; outrageous.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. deserving a curse
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And, in conclusion, I wish to compliment all three of you on the courage and resource you displayed in tracking down these damnable scoundrels -- _damnable_ scoundrels. "
Compare 2Pe 2: 1, "There shall be false teachers among you who privily shall bring in damnable heresies, even denying the Lord that bought them, and bring upon themselves swift destruction."
"privily shall bring in damnable heresies." before ... ordained -- Greek, "forewritten," namely, in Peter's prophecy
It may have been a question of missionary zeal and desire to do what he could to improve the standards in what has been described as a damnable profession.
He had stoutly repudiated her offer, which he had called a damnable compact.
Half the people and more than half the army of the North are as little infected with what the Southerns call the damnable heresy of
To call the damnable and accursed system of political intrigue practised for past centuries by the Roman
Americanism Contrasted with Foreignism, Romanism, and Bogus Democracy in the Light of Reason, History, and Scripture; In which Certain Demagogues in Tennessee, and Elsewhere, are Shown Up in Their True Colors
This literal reading of the texts was for Darwin (and is for me, for what it's worth) a cruel and "damnable" doctrine, one which indeed many Christians today also reject.
This literal reading of the texts was for Darwin (and is for me, for what it's worth) a cruel and "damnable" doctrine …
There are Catholics who make this Protestant blindness and consequent bigotry an excuse for every kind of damnable selfishness and narrowness on the part of Catholics themselves, for neglect to share in the nation's work, for refusal to co-operate in patriotic, civic and social undertakings as if they were none of our business.