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cursed

adjective uk   /kɜːst/ /ˈkɜː.sɪd/ us    /ˈkɝːst/

cursed adjective (SHOWING ANGER)

[before noun] old-fashioned used to describe something that is annoying to you in an angry way: It's a cursed nuisance, having to work late every evening!
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cursed adjective (HAVING BAD LUCK)

experiencing problems and unhappiness: In recent years I've been cursed with worsening eyesight. experiencing bad luck caused by a magic curse: humorous I'm sure this car is cursed - it never starts when I need it.
Translations of “cursed”
in Chinese (Traditional) 咒駡, 可恨的, 討厭的(用以表示惱怒)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 咒骂, 可恨的, 讨厌的(用以表示恼怒)…
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