Definitions of curse

  1. To utter imprecations; to affirm or deny with imprecations of divine vengeance.
  2. To wish or bring evil upon; to call on a divine power to send evil upon; to torment.
  3. To invoke or wish evil upon: to devote to perdition: to vex or torment.
  4. To invoke evil upon; to vex or torment.
  5. To invoke evil upon; anathematize; excommunicate.
  6. To cause great evils to.
  7. To utter imprecations: to swear.
  8. To utter imprecations.
  9. utter obscenities or profanities; " The drunken men were cursing loudly in the street"
  10. exclude from a church or a religious community; " The gay priest was excommunicated when he married his partner"
  11. To utter imprecations; swear; blaspheme.
  12. To imprecate evil upon; to bring evil upon by a curse; to vex, harass, or torment with great calamities.
  13. To utter a wish of evil against one; to imprecate evil upon; to execrate; to utter imprecations; to vex or torment.
  14. wish harm upon; invoke evil upon; " The bad witch cursed the child"
  15. heap obscenities upon; " The taxi driver who felt he didn't get a high enough tip cursed the passenger"
  16. To call upon divine or supernatural power to send injury upon; to imprecate evil upon; to execrate.
  17. To bring great evil upon; to be the cause of serious harm or unhappiness to; to furnish with that which will be a cause of deep trouble; to afflict or injure grievously; to harass or torment.
  18. To utter imprecations or curses; to affirm or deny with imprecations; to swear.
  19. Evil pronounced or invoked upon another, solemnly, or in passion; subjection to, or sentence of, divine condemnation.
  20. The cause of great harm, evil, or misfortune; that which brings evil or severe affliction; torment.
  21. An oath; a prayer for injury to come to someone; that which brings or causes evil.
  22. The invocation or wishing of evil or harm upon: evil invoked on another: torment.
  23. CURSER.
  24. Invocation of evil upon; evil invoked; affliction; ruin.
  25. An imprecation of evil; profane oath.
  26. Calamity invoked; a source of evil.
  27. Imprecation of evil; the evil imprecated; the cause of evil; sentence of divine vengeance on sinners.