damnably damnably

Definition(s):

  • (adv) in a damnable manner

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. But it is hard to look so damnably dashing and avoid being considered a lady-killer.
  2. Instead it was Redford, a performer whose impeccable box office credentials are based largely on the fact that he is so damnably adorable.
  3. This pronouncement seemed to mean that 4,000 years of Indian sculpture was damnably hard to categorize, and that its frank eroticism dismayed Victorian minds.

Quotes

  1. "Innocently--or was I damnably perverse even then?--I piped, 'Fightin' Bob La Follette,'" Terkel recalled eight decades later, mentioning the name of the progressive senator from Wisconsin who earned his support that year. "She was startled,...
    on Oct 31, 2008 By: Studs Terkel Source: AlterNet

  2. Adhikari may be referring to a letter from Marx to Engels dated August 8, 1858, where Marx writes: "I have written a lot for the Tribune of late so as to replenish my account a bit but I am getting damnably short of material. India isn't my...
    on Jul 9, 2007 By: Karl Marx Source: Organiser

  3. And as Richard Heuberger recalls (in Stephen Johnson's brilliant book Bruckner Remembered), Brahms said of his rival, "I certainly wouldn't go through thick and thin for Bruckner, but the fellow is damnably serious about what he does, and he...
    on Jul 16, 2009 By: Johannes Brahms Source: guardian.co.uk

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