damned
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This word must be preceded by the definite article in the sense shown in 4).
damned(
dahmd
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (doomed to hell)
a. condenado
Dante beheld all the damned souls writhing in the filth.Dante contempló las almas condenadas retorciéndose en la mugre.
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(utterly annoying)
a. maldito
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
I don't want to hear any more of your damned excuses.Ya no quiero oír más de tus malditas excusas.
b. condenado
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
It takes half an hour to drive a mile with all this damned traffic.Toma media hora manejar una milla con este condenado tráfico.
c. pinche
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
Well that damned dog scared the hell out of me!¡Pues que ese pinche perro me dio un tremendo susto!
d. verdadero
It's a damned tragedy what happened to your sister.Es una verdadera tragedia lo que le sucedió a tu hermana.
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(extremely)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Mmm. This cake is damned good!Mmm. ¡Este pastel está buenísimo!
That's a damned fine car you've got there!¡Ese carro que tienes es de lo mejor!
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
4. (religious)
a. los condenados
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The damned will suffer for all of eternity.Los condenados sufrirán por toda la eternidad.
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damned
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (colloquial)
a. maldito(a)
you damned fool!¡maldito idiota!
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
2. (colloquial)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
damned goodgenial, buenísimo(a)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
3. (general)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
the damnedlos condenados
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damned [dæmd]
adjective
1 [+soul] condenado; maldito
2 maldito (informal); condenado (informal); fregado (informal); (LAm)
that damned book ese maldito libro; it's a damned shame es una verdadera lástima or pena
it's a damned shame she didn't get the job he was winning right through the race until he tripped right at the end; it's a damned shame
adverb
muy; extraordinariamente
it's damned awkward es terriblemente difícil; it's damned hot! ¡vaya calor/frío que hace!; ¡hace un calor del demonio! (informal)
noun
the damned las almas en pena
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