Pronunciation of Curse
/kˈɜːs/, /kˈɜːs/, /k_ˈɜː_s/
Synonyms for curse:
sixth sense, paranormal, telekinesis, white magic, witchcraft, abracadabra, oracular, prophecy, cuss word, telepathic, the supernatural, sleight of hand, wish, alchemy, telekinetic, halloween, spell, excruciate, psychic, telepathy, mojo, second sight, black magic, bad language, presto, the occult, supernatural, the f-word, the black arts, Tarot, juju, the paranormal, filth, darn, magician, magical, Malison, enchantment, extrasensory perception, voodoo, insult, sorcery, ESP, enchanted, hoodoo, psychokinesis, magic.
invoke, call up.
hex, evil eye.
Other synonyms and related words:
badgering, insult, evil eye, horror, hex, spell, annoyance, disapprobation, chap, torture, imprecation, commination, abhorrence, avow, invoke, expletive, wickedness, maledict, persecute, enchant, flagellum, curse word, trust, hoodoo, assert, malign, comminate, bedamn, nemesis, rack, loathing, alchemy, charm, obscenity, abomination, Malison, agonize, fulminate, bugbear, presto, profanity, villainy, excruciate, blasphemy, gent, fellow, execrate, aversion, nuisance, wizardry, offense, epithet, anathematise, afflict, voodoo, whammy, disgust, wish, execration, smite, cussword, pest, fulmination, ESP, gadfly, harassment, pesterer, filth, GOSH, vulgarism, bedevilment, besiege, verify, jonah, bad language, depose, telekinesis, hatred, magician, witchcraft, swearword, affirm, oracular, bank, depone, rely, abracadabra, prophesy, imprecate, feller, reprobation, strike, affidavit, juju, condemnation, lad, iniquity, anathema, worrying, sacrilege, aver, halloween, four-letter word, bewitch, darn, fella, magical, anathemise, swan, conviction, crime, anathematize, cursing, bloke, sentence, threat, terror, adjuration, enchanted, anguish, anathemize, excommunicate, blighter, dirty word, bless, detestation, mojo, beshrew, odium, enchantment.
Sense 1 (noun)
Sense 2 (noun)
bad language, blasphemy.
Sense 3 (noun)
Sense 4 (noun)
Sense 6 (noun)
affliction, hard times, bad luck, casualty, ordeal, dolor, hardship, burden, misadventure, hard luck, infliction, rainy day, contretemps, trouble, catastrophe, tragedy, adversity, woe, mishap, bane, agony, grief, torment, disaster, destitution, poorness, poverty, peril, calamity, tribulation, trial, misfortune, difficulty, misery, blight, distress.
torment, imprecate, swearing, whammy, maledict, beshrew, oath, expletive, nemesis, bane, anathemize, blaspheme, swear, execration, bedamn, curse word, scourge, hex, swearword, excommunicate, jinx, condemnation, cuss.
hateful, swearing remark (noun)
commination, malediction, dirty word, bane, four-letter word, fulmination, denunciation, swearing, cursing, obscenity, execration, anathema, blasphemy, vilification, sacrilege, cuss word, oath, expletive, profanity, imprecation, Malison, whammy.
misfortune wished upon someone (noun)
cast a spell, jinx.
Usage examples for curse:
- Curse on you, you've got the wrong man! - "Blindfolded", Earle Ashley Walcott.
- There, curse you, take that. - "Writing for Vaudeville", Brett Page.
- None has failed to feel at some time this life- touch, and to bless or curse the day when its influence came upon him. - "The Mind and Its Education", George Herbert Betts.