Antonyms of verb curse

1 of 4 senses of curse

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

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

4 senses of curse

Sense 1
curse, cuss, blaspheme, swear, imprecate -- (utter obscenities or profanities; "The drunken men were cursing loudly in the street")
       => express, verbalize, verbalise, utter, give tongue to -- (articulate; either verbally or with a cry, shout, or noise; "She expressed her anger"; "He uttered a curse")

Sense 2
curse -- (heap obscenities upon; "The taxi driver who felt he didn't get a high enough tip cursed the passenger")
       => abuse, clapperclaw, blackguard, shout -- (use foul or abusive language towards; "The actress abused the policeman who gave her a parking ticket"; "The angry mother shouted at the teacher")

Sense 3
curse, beshrew, damn, bedamn, anathemize, anathemise, imprecate, maledict -- (wish harm upon; invoke evil upon; "The bad witch cursed the child")
       => 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 4
excommunicate, unchurch, curse -- (exclude from a church or a religious community; "The gay priest was excommunicated when he married his partner")
       => exclude, keep out, shut out, shut -- (prevent from entering; shut out; "The trees were shutting out all sunlight"; "This policy excludes people who have a criminal record from entering the country")

Antonyms of adj curst

1 sense of curst

Sense 1
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")


Similarity of adj curst

1 sense of curst

Sense 1
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")

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