loathsome; disgusting; hateful.
to pronounce an against; denounce; curse. to pronounce ; curse. Historical Examples Be sure that Ravenna, anathematize as he may, will never be permitted to enter that convent. The Shadow of the Czar John R. Carling Will they burn me at Carfax, or will they anathematize me with bell, book, and candle? The Works of […]
to pronounce an against; denounce; curse. to pronounce ; curse. Historical Examples Mr. Camperdown anathematised the carelessness of everybody connected with Messrs. Garnett’s establishment. The Eustace Diamonds Anthony Trollope The engineer was regarded as John’s seducer, and was anathematised. The Son of a Servant August Strindberg Men are Whigs or not-Whigs, and the not-Whig is […]
to pronounce an against; denounce; curse. to pronounce ; curse. Historical Examples Venerable parent promptly resorts to anathematization, and turns him out. Our Mutual Friend Charles Dickens One bishop earnestly recommends the Jewish anathematization, Let neither party ever be spoken to again. The Myth in Marriage Alice Hubbard verb to pronounce an anathema (upon a […]
anathoth the name of one of the cities of refuge, in the tribe of Benjamin (Josh. 21:18). The Jews, as a rule, did not change the names of the towns they found in Palestine; hence this town may be regarded as deriving its name from the goddess Anat. It was the native place of Abiezer, […]