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  Definition of curse
  1. profane or obscene expression usually of surprise or anger; "expletives were deleted"
  2. an evil spell; "a witch put a curse on his whole family"; "he put the whammy on me"
  3. an appeal to some supernatural power to inflict evil on someone or some group
  4. a severe affliction
  5. something causes misery or death; "the bane of my life"
  6. utter obscenities or profanities; "The drunken men were cursing loudly in the street"
  7. wish harm upon; invoke evil upon; "The bad witch cursed the child"
  8. heap obscenities upon; "The taxi driver who felt he didn''t get a high enough tip cursed the passenger"
  9. exclude from a church or a religious community; "The gay priest was excommunicated when he married his partner"
Similar Words: curse word, expletive, oath, swearing, swearword, cuss, hex, jinx, whammy, execration, condemnation, torment, bane, scourge, nemesis, blaspheme, swear, imprecate, beshrew, damn, bedamn, anathemize, anathemise, maledict, excommunicate

 

Hyponyms: anathema, imprecation, malediction

 

Grouped Verbs: blaspheme, excommunicate

 

Derivational Morphology: cuss, blaspheme, swear, imprecate, beshrew, damn, bedamn, anathemize, anathemise, maledict, hex, bewitch, glamour, witch, enchant, jinx, execrate, comminate, anathematize, anathematise, lay waste to, waste, devastate, desolate, ravage, scourge, swearer, curse word, expletive, oath, swearing, swearword, imprecation, malediction, damnation, eternal damnation, whammy, execration, condemnation, excommunication, exclusion, censure, excision

 

Anagrams: cruse, Sucre, sucre

 

Language Translations:
Bosnian: kletva and prokleti   Bulgarian: клетва  
Chinese: 詛咒   Danish: forbandelse  
Dutch: vervloeken and vloek   Finnish: kirota and kirous  
French: maudire and mauvais sort   German: Fluch and fluchen  
Greek: κατάρα   Hebrew: לקלל and קללה  
Hungarian: átkozni and átok   Italian: maledire and maledizione  
Japanese: 呪い   Kurdish: lanet  
Norwegian: forbanne and forbannelse   Portuguese: amaldiçoar and maldição  
Romanian: blestem and blestema   Slovenian: kletev  
Swedish: förbanna and förbannelse   Telugu: శపించు and శాపం  
 
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