Definition of damnable adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈdæmnəbl//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈdæmnəbl//
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bad or annoying Word Origin Middle English originally referring to someone worthy of damnation: from Old French dam(p)nable, from Latin dam(p)nabilis, from dam(p)nare ‘inflict loss on’, from damnum ‘loss, damage’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: damnable