1. The use of "damn" as a curse.
  2. A small, negligible quantity, being of little value.
    The new hires aren't worth a damn.
  3. The smallest amount of concern or consideration.
    I don’t give a damn.


  1. To condemn to hell.
    The official position is that anyone who does this will be damned for all eternity.
  2. To condemn; to declare guilty; to doom; to adjudge to punishment; to sentence; to censure.
  3. To put out of favor; to ruin; to label negatively.
    I’m afraid that if I speak out on this, I’ll be damned as a troublemaker.
  4. To condemn as unfit, harmful, of poor quality, unsuccessful, invalid, immoral or illegal.
  5. To curse; put a curse upon.
    That man stole my wallet. Damn him!
  6. To invoke damnation; to curse.
    While I inwardly damn. — Goldsmith.


Shut the damn door!


  1. awfully, extremely
    That car was going damn fast!


  1. Used to express anger, irritation, disappointment, annoyance, contempt, etc. See also dammit.

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