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

     

    damn

     adjective
    adjective
    BrE BrE//dæm//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//dæm//
     
    (also damned)[only before noun](informal)
     
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  1. 1a swear word that people use to show that they are annoyed with somebody/something Where's that damn book! The damned thing won't start! It's none of your damn business! He's a damn nuisance!
  2. 2a swear word that people use to emphasize what they are saying What a damn shame!
  3. Word Origin Middle English: from Old French dam(p)ner, from Latin dam(p)nare ‘inflict loss on’, from damnum ‘loss, damage’.Idioms
    one (damned/damn) thing after another
     
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    (informal) used to complain that a lot of unpleasant things keep happening to you
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: damn