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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
curse /kə:s/
  • danh từ
    • sự nguyền rủa, sự chửi rủa
      • to call down curses upon someone: nguyền rủa ai
    • tai ương, tai hoạ; vật ghê tở, vật đáng nguyền rủa
    • lời thề độc
    • (tôn giáo) sự trục xuất ra khỏi giáo hội
    • (từ lóng) cái của nợ (sự thấy kinh...) ((thường) the curse)
    • curses come home to road
      • ác giả ác báo
    • don't care a curse
      • không cần, bất chấp, không thèm đếm xỉa đến
    • not worth a curse
      • không đáng giá một trinh, đáng bỏ đi
    • under a curse
      • bị nguyền; bị bùa, bị chài
  • động từ
    • nguyền rủa, chửi rủa
    • báng bổ
    • ((thường) động tính từ quá khứ) làm khổ sở, làm đau đớn
      • to be cursed with rheumation: bị khổ sở vì bệnh thấp khớp
    • (tôn giáo) trục xuất ra khỏi giáo hội
    • to curse up hill and down dale
      • (xem) dale
Concise Dictionary
+profane or obscene expression usually of surprise or anger
+an appeal to some supernatural power to inflict evil on someone or some group
+an evil spell
+something causes misery or death
+a severe affliction
+utter obscenities or profanities
+heap obscenities upon
+wish harm upon; invoke evil upon
+exclude from a church or a religious community

Thesaurus Dictionary
1 malediction, imprecation, denunciation, damnation, execration, oath:
He heaped curses on all those who opposed him.
2 evil, bane, misfortune, affliction, torment, harm, scourge, cross to bear:
The curse of our generation is that so few of us deeply believe anything.
3 profanity, oath, blasphemy, obscenity, bad language, dirty word, swear-word, curse-word:
A stream of curses issued from the bathroom when Joe cut himself shaving.
4 damn, execrate, blast, denounce, anathematize, excommunicate:
He was cursed by the priests and forbidden ever to enter a temple again.
5 swear at, blaspheme at:
The muleteer was cursing his team.
6 burden, saddle, weigh down, handicap:
She was cursed with bad eyesight and had to wear thick glasses.
Advanced English Dictionary
noun, verb
+ noun
1 (also cuss) [C] a rude or offensive word or phrase that some people use when they are very angry: He muttered a curse at the other driver.
2 [C] a word or phrase that has a magic power to make sth bad happen: The family thought that they were under a curse.
Compare: HEX
3 [C] something that causes harm or evil: the curse of drug addiction + Noise is a curse of modern city life.
4 (the curse) [sing.] (old-fashioned, informal) MENSTRUATION
+ verb
1 [V] to swear: He hit his head as he stood up and cursed loudly.
2 [VN] ~ (sb/sth) (for sth) to say rude things to sb or think rude things about sb/sth: She cursed her bad luck. + He cursed himself for his stupidity.
3 [VN] to use a magic word or phrase against sb in order to harm them: Legend has it that the whole village had been cursed by a witch.
Compare: HEX
Phrasal Verbs: be cursed with sth to continuously suffer from or be affected by sth bad: She seems cursed with bad luck.
Collocation Dictionary

1 word used for expressing anger




mutter, utter

2 wish that sth terrible will happen to sb


utter | put


under a ~
She thought that she must be under a curse.
| ~ on/upon
The witch is supposed to have put a curse on the house.



roundly | loudly | quietly, softly, under your breath
He cursed under his breath as the spanner slipped.
| inwardly, silently


I cursed her roundly for being late.


curse the day
He was now cursing the day he had ever got involved in the project.
| curse your luck
She cursed her luck that she had had to queue for so long.

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