Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: blamed
IPA transcription: [bl'eɪmd]
Pronunciations of blamed
adverb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: blasted, blame, blamed, blessed, damn, damned, darned, deuced, goddam, goddamn, goddamned, infernal
    Meaning: 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"
Usage examples
  • Nor could they be blamed.
  • You are to be blamed for this display of energy.'
  • Warren was cursed, Pepperrell blamed; and a mutinous spirit arose.
  • "If anything happens, then, I am to be blamed for it," she cried in deep distress.
  • The two elder sisters wept and wailed, and of course blamed Beauty for all that had happened.
  • Mistaken as Margaret felt her father's conduct to have been, she could not bear to hear it blamed by her mother.
  • But all these considerations could not withhold him from performing a simple duty--a duty which no one could have blamed him for leaving undone.
  • She pressed me, when she came to bed, very much, to give encouragement to Mr. Williams, and said many things in his behalf; and blamed my shyness to him.
  • Now she blamed herself terribly for not having gone down to him sooner, and given him that word of warning and of love which, perhaps, after all, he needed.
  • If the public have any jurisdiction over private concerns, I cannot see that these people are in fault, or that any individual's particular public can be blamed for asserting the same authority over his individual conduct, which the general public asserts over people in general.
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