Anathematization
Anathematization A*nath`e*ma*ti*za"tion, n. [LL. anathematisatio.] The act of anathematizing, or denouncing as accursed; imprecation. --Barrow. [1913 Webster]

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  • anathematization — (n.) 1590s, from M.L. anathematizationem (nom. anathematizatio), noun of action from pp. stem of anathematizare (see ANATHEMATIZE (Cf. anathematize)). Earlier was anathemization (1540s) …   Etymology dictionary

  • anathematization — (Amer.) n. act of proclaiming an anathema on; imprecation (also anathematisation) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • anathematization — noun The act of anathematizing; vigorous denunciation. He burst in on his father, and pleaded his sisters cause. Venerable parent promptly resorts to anathematization, and turns him out. Syn: condemnation, vilification See Also: anathematizer …   Wiktionary

  • anathematization — See anathematize. * * * …   Universalium

  • anathematization — anath·e·ma·ti·za·tion …   English syllables

  • anathematization — noun the formal act of pronouncing (someone or something) accursed • Syn: ↑anathematisation • Derivationally related forms: ↑anathematise (for: ↑anathematisation), ↑anathematize • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • anathematize — anathematization, n. anathematizer, n. /euh nath euh meuh tuyz /, v., anathematized, anathematizing. v.t. 1. to pronounce an anathema against; denounce; curse. v.i. 2. to pronounce anathemas; curse. Also, esp. Brit., anathematise. [1560 70; ( <… …   Universalium

  • anathematizations — anathematization (Amer.) n. act of proclaiming an anathema on; imprecation (also anathematisation) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • anathematisation — noun the formal act of pronouncing (someone or something) accursed • Syn: ↑anathematization • Derivationally related forms: ↑anathematise, ↑anathematize (for: ↑anathematization) • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • accurse — verb curse or declare to be evil or anathema or threaten with divine punishment • Syn: ↑execrate, ↑anathemize, ↑comminate, ↑anathemise, ↑anathematize, ↑anathematise • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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