- 1expressing anger or frustration
- 2condemn someone to hell
Using damn: Examples
Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "damn" can be used in various situations through the following examples!
Damn! I forgot my keys again.
He was damned for his sins.
I damn you to eternal torment!
She damn near ran me over with her car.
damn Synonyms and Antonyms
Phrases with damn
I don't give a damn about what they say.
This old car is not worth a damn anymore.
She said the food was 'interesting,' which was really damning it with faint praise.
Origins of damn
from Old English 'dǣman', meaning 'to judge'
Summary: damn in Brief
The verb 'damn' [dam] expresses anger or frustration, as in 'Damn! I forgot my keys again.' It can also mean to condemn someone to hell, as in 'He was damned for his sins.' The phrase 'give a damn' means to care about something, while 'not worth a damn' means of no value. 'Damn with faint praise' is a way of criticizing something that sounds like a compliment.