What is another word for cursed?

Pronunciation: [kˈɜːsd] (IPA)

The word cursed is often used to describe someone or something that has been inflicted with bad luck or misfortune. However, there are many synonyms for this word that can convey similar meanings. These synonyms include words like jinxed, hexed, damned, doomed, and unlucky, all of which imply a sense of bad fortune or a negative fate. Other synonyms for cursed include accursed, blighted, and ill-fated, which suggest that something or someone has been marked with a curse or has some kind of supernatural or divine punishment imposed upon them. Regardless of the synonym used, the idea of being cursed suggests a sense of doom or ill fate.

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What are the opposite words for cursed?

The antonyms for the word "cursed" are blessed, fortunate, lucky, favored, fortunate, fortunate, and fortunate. These words describe a person, thing, or situation that is believed to bring good luck, happiness, or positivity. Being blessed is a reference to being favored by a higher power and is often associated with good fortune. Fortunate and lucky also reference having positive circumstances or events happen by chance. Being favored implies the best possible outcomes in most situations. A person is described as blessed, fortunate, or lucky when they avoid misfortunes or when positive events occur in their lives. These antonyms counteract the negative connotations associated with the word cursed.

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Usage examples for Cursed

I knew nothing for a long time, and then I cursed myself for living on when memory returned.
"The Mermaid of Druid Lake and Other Stories"
Charles Weathers Bump
He cursed his folly in submitting himself to temptation.
"The Locusts' Years"
Mary Helen Fee
That did not sound as if she were "mad," and he promptly cursed himself for a fool and a brute.
"Lonesome Land"
B. M. Bower

Famous quotes with Cursed

  • I am one of those people who are blessed, or cursed, with a nature which has to interfere. If I see a thing that needs doing I do it.
    Margery Allingham
  • That said, the question remains: how to strike the balance between free speech and mutual respect in this mixed-up world, both blessed and cursed with instant communication? We should not fight fire with fire, threats with threats.
    Timothy Garton Ash
  • You love what you do, you are cursed with it, and then you get known for being cursed with it.
    Armand Assante
  • I'm a classic example of what can happen if you follow your inner voice. I was cursed with interests and some talent in many different areas. It confuses people.
    Dirk Benedict
  • Family jokes, though rightly cursed by strangers, are the bond that keeps most families alive.
    Stella Benson

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