Complete Definition of "accurse"

English

Etymology
Old English acursien, acorsien; prefix a- + cursien to curse. See curse.

Pronunciation
ac-curse*

Transitive verb
rfc-trverb|Transitive verb
to accurse (third-person singular simple present accurses, present participle accursing, simple past accursed, past participle accursed or accurst)

  1. To devote to destruction; to imprecate misery or evil upon; to curse; to execrate; to anathematize.

#:Quotations
#:*And the city shall be accursed - Joshua 6:17
#:*Thro' you, my life will be accurst. - Tennyson

Translations
Old English: acursien, acorsien

Category:English irregular verbs

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