Antonyms of verb bless

1 of 4 senses of bless

Sense 1
bless -- (give a benediction to; "The dying man blessed his son")
       Antonym of curse (Sense 3)
      => curse, beshrew, damn, bedamn, anathemize, anathemise, imprecate, maledict -- (wish harm upon; invoke evil upon; "The bad witch cursed the child")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb bless

4 senses of bless

Sense 1
bless -- (give a benediction to; "The dying man blessed his son")
       => raise, conjure, conjure up, invoke, evoke, stir, call down, arouse, bring up, put forward, call forth -- (summon into action or bring into existence, often as if by magic; "raise the specter of unemployment"; "he conjured wild birds in the air"; "call down the spirits from the mountain")

Sense 2
bless -- (confer prosperity or happiness on)
       => confer, bestow -- (present; "The university conferred a degree on its most famous former student, who never graduated"; "bestow an honor on someone")

Sense 3
bless, sign -- (make the sign of the cross over someone in order to call on God for protection; consecrate)
       => gesticulate, gesture, motion -- (show, express or direct through movement; "He gestured his desire to leave")

Sense 4
consecrate, bless, hallow, sanctify -- (render holy by means of religious rites)
       => declare -- (state emphatically and authoritatively; "He declared that he needed more money to carry out the task he was charged with")

Antonyms of adj blessed

6 senses of blessed

Sense 1
blessed (vs. cursed), blest -- (highly favored or fortunate (as e.g. by divine grace); "our blessed land"; "the blessed assurance of a steady income")

cursed (vs. blessed), curst -- (deserving a curse; sometimes used as an intensifier; "villagers shun the area believing it to be cursed"; "cursed with four daughter"; "not a cursed drop"; "his cursed stupidity"; "I'll be cursed if I can see your reasoning")
        => accursed, accurst, maledict -- (under a curse)
        => blasted, blame, blamed, blessed, damn, damned, darned, deuced, goddam, goddamn, goddamned, infernal -- (expletives used informally as intensifiers; "he's a blasted idiot"; "it's a blamed shame"; "a blame cold winter"; "not a blessed dime"; "I'll be damned (or blessed or darned or goddamned) if I'll do any such thing"; "he's a damn (or goddam or goddamned) fool"; "a deuced idiot"; "an infernal nuisance")
        => cursed with (predicate), stuck with (predicate) -- (burdened with; "stuck with the tab")
        => damn, goddamn -- (used as expletives; "oh, damn (or goddamn)!")
        => damnable, execrable -- (deserving a curse; "her damnable pride")

Sense 2
Blessed -- (worthy of worship; "the Blessed Trinity")

INDIRECT (VIA holy) -> unholy, unhallowed -- (not hallowed or consecrated)

Sense 3
blasted, blame, blamed, blessed, damn, damned, darned, deuced, goddam, goddamn, goddamned, infernal -- (expletives used informally as intensifiers; "he's a blasted idiot"; "it's a blamed shame"; "a blame cold winter"; "not a blessed dime"; "I'll be damned (or blessed or darned or goddamned) if I'll do any such thing"; "he's a damn (or goddam or goddamned) fool"; "a deuced idiot"; "an infernal nuisance")

INDIRECT (VIA cursed) -> blessed, blest -- (highly favored or fortunate (as e.g. by divine grace); "our blessed land"; "the blessed assurance of a steady income")

Sense 4
beatified, blessed -- (Roman Catholic; proclaimed one of the blessed and thus worthy of veneration)

INDIRECT (VIA holy) -> unholy, unhallowed -- (not hallowed or consecrated)

Sense 5
blessed -- (enjoying the bliss of heaven)

INDIRECT (VIA saved) -> lost -- (spiritually or physically doomed or destroyed; "lost souls"; "a lost generation"; "a lost ship"; "the lost platoon")

Sense 6
blessed -- (characterized by happiness and good fortune; "a blessed time")

INDIRECT (VIA happy) -> unhappy -- (experiencing or marked by or causing sadness or sorrow or discontent; "unhappy over her departure"; "unhappy with her raise"; "after the argument they lapsed into an unhappy silence"; "had an unhappy time at school"; "the unhappy (or sad) news"; "he looks so sad")

Similarity of adj blessed

6 senses of blessed

Sense 1
blessed (vs. cursed), blest -- (highly favored or fortunate (as e.g. by divine grace); "our blessed land"; "the blessed assurance of a steady income")
       => fortunate, golden -- (supremely favored; "golden lads and girls all must / like chimney sweepers come to dust")

Sense 2
Blessed -- (worthy of worship; "the Blessed Trinity")
       => holy (vs. unholy) -- (belonging to or derived from or associated with a divine power)

Sense 3
blasted, blame, blamed, blessed, damn, damned, darned, deuced, goddam, goddamn, goddamned, infernal -- (expletives used informally as intensifiers; "he's a blasted idiot"; "it's a blamed shame"; "a blame cold winter"; "not a blessed dime"; "I'll be damned (or blessed or darned or goddamned) if I'll do any such thing"; "he's a damn (or goddam or goddamned) fool"; "a deuced idiot"; "an infernal nuisance")
       => cursed (vs. blessed), curst -- (deserving a curse; sometimes used as an intensifier; "villagers shun the area believing it to be cursed"; "cursed with four daughter"; "not a cursed drop"; "his cursed stupidity"; "I'll be cursed if I can see your reasoning")

Sense 4
beatified, blessed -- (Roman Catholic; proclaimed one of the blessed and thus worthy of veneration)
       => holy (vs. unholy) -- (belonging to or derived from or associated with a divine power)

Sense 5
blessed -- (enjoying the bliss of heaven)
       => saved (vs. lost) -- (rescued; especially from the power and consequences of sin; "a saved soul")

Sense 6
blessed -- (characterized by happiness and good fortune; "a blessed time")
       => happy (vs. unhappy) -- (enjoying or showing or marked by joy or pleasure; "a happy smile"; "spent many happy days on the beach"; "a happy marriage")

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