A curse (also called a jinx, or execration) is any expressed wish that some form of adversity or misfortune will befall or attach to some other entity—one or more persons, a place, or an object. In particular, "curse" may refer to a wish that harm or hurt will be inflicted by any supernatural powers, such as a spell, a prayer, an imprecation, an execration, magic, witchcraft, God, a natural force, or a spirit. In many belief systems, the curse itself (or accompanying ritual) is considered to have some causative force in the result.
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... area hesitated to go near the Saco River's waters for fear of the curse of Squandro until after at least three people had drown each summer ... incident and its involvement in the war is rarely disputed, but many view the curse with skepticism ... New Hampshire, at least three lives were lost each year since the curse ...
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Famous quotes containing the word curse:
“You know, what I very well know, that I bought you. And I know, what perhaps you think I dont know, you are now selling yourselves to somebody else; and I know, what you do not know, that I am buying another borough. May Gods curse light upon you all: may your houses be as open and common to all Excise Officers as your wifes and daughters were to me, when I stood for your scoundrel corporation.”
—Anthony Henley (d. 1745)
“O curse of marriage,
That we can call these delicate creatures ours
And not their appetites!”
—William Shakespeare (15641616)
“It is the curse of a certain order of mind, that it can never rest satisfied with the consciousness of its ability to do a thing. Still less is it content with doing it. It must both know and show how it was done.”
—Edgar Allan Poe (18091849)