What does blasted mean?

blasted meaning in General Dictionary

Blighted withered

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  • expletives used informally as intensifiers
  • of Blast
  • Blighted; withered.
  • Confounded; accursed; detestable.
  • lease open by an explosive.

blasted meaning in Etymology Dictionary

"stricken by malignant forces (natural or supernatural), cursed, blighted," 1550s, from blast (v.), with the notion of "balefully breathed upon." In the sense of "cursed, damned" it is attested from 1680s. Meaning "drunk or stoned" dates from 1972 (blast (v.) "smoke marijuana" attested from 1959).


blasted meaning in General Dictionary

(imp. & p. p.) of Blast

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  • (a.) Blighted; withered.
  • (a.) Confounded; accursed; detestable.
  • (a.) lease open by an explosive.

Sentence Examples with the word blasted

These pillars are then filled with blast holes which are fired simultaneously, permitting the whole block of ground to the level above to drop. A floor is then reopened in this fallen ore, leaving pillars for temporary support which are blasted out as before.

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