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curse meaning and definition

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CURSE noun

Definition of curse (noun)

  1. profane or obscene expression usually of surprise or anger
  2. an appeal to some supernatural power to inflict evil on someone or some group
  3. an evil spell
    • "a witch put a curse on his whole family"; "he put the whammy on me"
    • synonyms: hex, jinx, whammy
  4. something causing misery or death
  5. a severe affliction

CURSE verb

Definition of curse (verb)

  1. utter obscenities or profanities
  2. heap obscenities upon
    • "The taxi driver who felt he didn't get a high enough tip cursed the passenger"
  3. wish harm upon; invoke evil upon
  4. exclude from a church or a religious community
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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