• (profane) Very, extremely.

    "That car was going damn fast!"


  • (profane) Used to express anger, irritation, disappointment, annoyance, contempt, etc. See also dammit.


  • (profane) The smallest amount of concern or consideration.

    "I don’t give a damn."

  • (profane) A small, negligible quantity, being of little value.

    "The new hires aren't worth a damn."

  • The use of "damn" as a curse.

    "said a few damns and left"


  • To condemn; to declare guilty; to doom; to adjudge to punishment; to sentence; to censure.
  • (profane) To curse; put a curse upon.

    "That man stole my wallet. Damn him!"

  • (theology, transitive, intransitive) To condemn to hell.

    "Only God can damn'. — I damn you eternally, fiend!"

  • To condemn as unfit, harmful, of poor quality, unsuccessful, invalid, immoral or illegal.
  • (theology, transitive, intransitive) To condemn to hell.

    "The official position is that anyone who does this will be damned for all eternity."

  • To put out of favor; to ruin; to label negatively.

    "I’m afraid that if I speak out on this, I’ll be damned as a troublemaker."

  • (archaic) To invoke damnation; to curse.

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