I did my damnedest to argue that he ought to instead work with me.
"We do our damnedest to produce things with some sense of continuity," David says of the Dodgers.
Newt Gingrich and Jon Huntsman did their damnedest to find out Monday.
also damndest, originally damnedst, 1830, superlative of damned (see damn).
i'll be damned