Other Words for Damn

Damn Verb Synonyms
doom, condemn, sentence
Sisyphus was damned for all eternity to roll a heavy stone up a hill.

condemn, criticize, find fault with, berate, castigate, upbraid, attack, blast, reprimand, reprove, remonstrate, denounce, blame
Some would damn him for saving the murderer from drowning, others would damn him if he didn't.

jot or tittle, brass farthing, hoot, two hoots (in hell), tinker's damn or cuss
His opinion isn't worth a damn.

curse (at), swear (at), execrate
I damned the day I first set foot in that house.

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Infant Damnation

Entertainment / Literature / Infant Damnation: A rather grim Protestant doctrine associated with Puritan theologian John Calvin. It is closely associated with the doctrines of 'Total Depravity,' 'Original Sin,' and 'The Elect.' The idea of Infant MORE

The Elect

Entertainment / Literature / The Elect: John Calvin's Puritan doctrines emphasized God's prescience and omnipotence and de-emphasized human free will. Accordingly, for Calvin, the vast majority of humanity is fated for damnation because of MORE

Balanced

Life Style / Coffee / Balanced: This is a difficult term. When tasting coffees for defects, professional tasters use the term to describe a coffee that does not localize at any one point on the palate: in other words, it is not imba MORE

Euphemism

Entertainment / Literature / Euphemism: Using a mild or gentle phrase instead of a blunt, embarrassing, or painful one. For instance, saying 'Grandfather has gone to a better place' is a euphemism for 'Grandfather has died.' The idea is to MORE

Total Depravity

Entertainment / Literature / Total Depravity: A doctrine associated with John Calvin's doctrine of Infant Damnation and Saint Augustine's and Saint Tertullian's doctrine of Original Sin. Total depravity argues that, because of Adam's fall from Gr MORE

Substantive Adjective

Entertainment / Literature / Substantive Adjective: An adjective that stands by itself in the place of an implied noun--a type of rhetorical ellipsis. In the beatitudes, for instance, Christ says 'Blessed are the meek.' Here, the word meek is a substan MORE

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