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informal, dated
  • Used to express annoyance or irritation.

    • ‘he didn't whine about his cursed fate’
    • ‘He finds out from Gandalf how dangerous the ring is and must make the trip to distant Rivendell to decide the fate of the cursed item.’
    • ‘If the sacred remnants of the ancients fall into this cursed fate, all but one will parish.’
    • ‘A shy New York artist fears she may have descended from a family of cursed women who turn into panthers when turned on.’
    • ‘And if his cursed power keeps me in the world of the living, then I shall bury my morals.’
    • ‘The instant their prince drew the cursed blade, its power reached out to them.’
    • ‘She was now not quite a widow, which for a Bengali Hindu woman would be the most cursed state, but a woman who brings her family misfortune and death.’
    • ‘Meanwhile, everyone she films with her cursed camera meets an untimely doom.’
    • ‘The cursed videotape is nothing compared to the original.’
    • ‘For those unfamiliar with the design of the cursed building I inhabit, I live in the (rather shabbily) converted attic.’
    • ‘Hamlet said, as I recall, ‘O cursed spite that ever I was born to set it right,’ or something like that.’
    • ‘No one expects peace in this cursed paradise yet.’
    • ‘I live in that cursed keyboard world; it's so terribly lonely, and frustrating when your computer breaks.’
    • ‘Why do you have to go to law school and live with your girlfriend and leave me behind to languish and molder in this cursed workplace?’
    • ‘For those who haven't seen the movie, the plot hinges around a cursed video which causes anyone who watches it to die within seven days.’
    • ‘The pace picks up as the crew from the cursed ship starts an eerie song and the celebrating sailors try to counter with a merry drinking song of their own.’
    • ‘But the attempt was marred by technical difficulties ranging from slow camera updates to not having the cursed thing plugged in.’
    • ‘I gave up all vices, unlike my cursed evil twin, who was often sighted at local pubs in the company of women of questionable virtue.’
    • ‘Despite being an ode to the cursed Maple Leafs, this song succeeds by playing up the superstition inherent in hockey.’
    • ‘Because of my misfortune, I am hunted and condemned like a cursed criminal.’
    • ‘Their cursed digital cameras flared out those blinding blue and green lights throughout the concert.’
    under a curse, damned, doomed, ill-fated, ill-starred, star-crossed
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/ˈkərsəd/ /kərst/