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- adv. In a damnable manner.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adv. In a manner to incur severe censure, condemnation, or punishment.
- adv. Odiously; detestably; excessively.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In a manner to incur severe censure, condemnation, or damnation.
- Odiously; detestably; abominably.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adv. in a damnable manner
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My family hates numbers and not just because numbers are hard to figure, but also because the numbers that matter most, those preceded by currency symbols, are, for my middle-class family of three, so damnably scarce.
These are protector deities, for whose favors humans beg. But if you face them after a long day when things haven't gone your way, you realize they are also those internal demons ignorance, desire, willfulness—take your pick that make the act of living a good life so damnably difficult.
I looked up at him, so close, so damnably, deliciously close.
The rangers were uncouth and beneath his approval, and besides they were damnably hard to supply at their isolated stations.
It was only the logic of youth, but it could hurt damnably at times.
And our sunset to-night -- I am writing this at midnight, as I sit propped in my blankets, wedged by pillows, while the Elsinore wallows damnably in a dead calm and a huge swell rolling up from the Cape
Â Why does everything have to be some damnably dark?
Digital statistics are damnably variable according to the rules you count by the Mail has an even more mind-boggling 84m uniques on the latest ABCe releases.
“Goodness, you people get up damnably early,” Etheredge said, trying to shake himself awake.
The trouble for those of us who see human freedom as a human right and who therefore believe that we have a duty to support people who demand democratic government for themselves is that the choices involved can be damnably hard.