accurst

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj accurst under a curse
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • p. p. & a Accurst Doomed to destruction or misery; cursed; hence, bad enough to be under the curse; execrable; detestable; exceedingly hateful;as, an accursed deed.
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Usage

In literature:

I and all my acts be accurst, and upon those I love, the blight falleth.
"The Outlaw of Torn" by Edgar Rice Burroughs
I am indeed accurst.
"The Dynamiter More New Arabian Nights" by Robert Louis Stevenson
Accurst be he who first set the fashion of hanging!
"Robin Hood" by J. Walker McSpadden
Thither full fraught with mischievous revenge, Accurst, and in a cursed hour he hies.
"The Poetical Works of John Milton" by John Milton
The accurst Otrepiev; and much, still much Of good he'll do for Russia.
"Boris Godunov" by Alexander Pushkin
Behold with me," he moaned, "a scene accurst.
"Punch, Or The London Charivari, Vol. 146., January 21, 1914" by Various
Ze boocaneer dreazure vas accurst and bringt goot to no beebles.
"The Island Treasure" by John Conroy Hutcheson
Accurst be he who deals not glorious strokes!
"La Chanson de Roland" by Léon Gautier
Be she of the most accurst, And deserve the name of worst!
"The Book of Humorous Verse" by Various
Those clear eyes would read my secret, and I should be as one accurst.
"The Bag of Diamonds" by George Manville Fenn
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In poetry:

Love blest and love accurst
Was here in days long past;
This time is not the first,
But this time is the last.
"New Love, New Life" by Amy Levy
"Let thou and I the battle try,
And set our men aside."
"Accurst be he," Earl Piercy said,
"By whom it is denied."
"Chevy Chase" by Henry Morley
"Let thou and I the battell trye,
And set our men aside."
"Accurst bee he," Erle Percy sayd,
"By whome this is denyed."
"The More Modern Ballad of Chevy Chace" by Anonymous British
"Not in the place of souls accurst
Shall we two meet again:
Surely he hath reward of Thee,
O Christ, who died for men!"
"The Comrade" by Cicely Fox Smith
Thus to unhappie men
The best frames to the worste;
O tyme, O places. O woordes, O lookes,
Deere then but nowe accurst!
"A Fancy" by Edward Dyer
But himselfe he thus contented,
While in loue he was accurst:
This hard hap he not repented,
Since best Lovers speed the worst.
"60" by Mary Wroth