damn

Damn is a common, somewhat naughty exclamation. In one sense it means to condemn or send someone to hell, as in "God damn it!" Other times it means "a little amount," as in "I don't give a damn about baseball."

People can give a damn, damn others to hell, and complain about the damn weather. Some religious people believe their sins could damn them to an eternity of torment and hellfire. You should be careful when peppering your speech with damn, as it might offend some ears. But sometimes damn can be used positively, as in "They make the best damn pizza in town!"

Definitions of damn
  1. noun
    something of little value
    “his promise is not worth a damn
    synonyms: darn, hoot, red cent
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    type of:
    ineptitude, worthlessness
    having no qualities that would render it valuable or useful
  2. adjective
    used as expletives
    Synonyms:
    cursed, curst
    deserving a curse; sometimes used as an intensifier
  3. adjective
    expletives used informally as intensifiers
    Synonyms:
    cursed, curst
    deserving a curse; sometimes used as an intensifier
  4. verb
    wish harm upon; invoke evil upon
    synonyms: anathemise, anathemize, bedamn, beshrew, curse, imprecate, maledict
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    Antonyms:
    bless
    give a benediction to
    type of:
    arouse, bring up, call down, call forth, conjure, conjure up, evoke, invoke, put forward, raise, stir
    summon into action or bring into existence, often as if by magic
  5. adverb
    extremely
    synonyms: all-fired, bloody
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