(noun.) something of little value; 'his promise is not worth a damn'; 'not worth one red cent'; 'not worth shucks'.

(adj.) used as expletives; 'oh, damn (or goddamn)!' .

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(v. t.) To condemn; to declare guilty; to doom; to adjudge to punishment; to sentence; to censure.

(v. t.) To doom to punishment in the future world; to consign to perdition; to curse.

(v. t.) To condemn as bad or displeasing, by open expression, as by denuciation, hissing, hooting, etc.

(v. i.) To invoke damnation; to curse.

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Synonyms and Synonymous

v. a. [1]. Condemn, judge to be guilty.[2]. (Theol.) Doom to perdition, doom to eternal punishment.[3]. Condemn, censure, express disapprobation of.

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v.t. to censure or condemn: to sentence to eternal punishment: to doom.—n. an oath: a curse.—adj. Dam′nable deserving or tending to damnation: hateful: pernicious.—n. Dam′nableness.—adv. Dam′nably.—n. Damnā′tion condemnation: (theol.) the punishment of the impenitent in the future state: eternal punishment.—adj. Dam′natory consigning to damnation.—p.adj. Damned sentenced to everlasting punishment: hateful: a profane intensive meaning merely thorough (often written d——d and softened into darned dashed &c.).—adv. very exceedingly.—adj. Damnif′ic.—n. Damnificā′tion.—v.t. Dam′nify to cause loss to.—adj. Dam′ning exposing to condemnation.

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v. A word formerly much used by the Paphlagonians the meaning of which is lost. By the learned Dr. Dolabelly Gak it is believed to have been a term of satisfaction implying the highest possible degree of mental tranquillity. Professor Groke on the contrary thinks it expressed an emotion of tumultuous delight because it so frequently occurs in combination with the word jod or god meaning 'joy. ' It would be with great diffidence that I should advance an opinion conflicting with that of either of these formidable authorities.

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