to pronounce an against; denounce; curse.
to pronounce ; curse.
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 less a heretic to be anathematised than a blockhead beneath the reach of argument.
Hours in a Library Leslie Stephen
Geologists were anathematised from the pulpits and railed at by tub-thumpers.
Flowers of Freethought George W. Foote
Amongst such a people, the moon would rather be anathematised than adored.
Moon Lore Timothy Harley
A coloured gentleman he anathematised especially for his iteration.
The Man Who Was Good Leonard Merrick
All drew back in horror, to let one so anathematised pass without contact.
The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction Various
They ground their teeth, they clenched their fists, they anathematised the name of Blemish.
Grif B. L. (Benjamin Leopold) Farjeon
How I anathematised those beggars with no legs, or minus arms, when I tried to begin a street sketch!
Cathedral Cities of Spain William Wiehe Collins
The freedom of the will is anathematised in the name but not in the interests of science.
Evolution Frank B. Jevons
to pronounce an anathema (upon a person, etc); curse
“to pronounce an anathema against,” 1560s, from French anathématiser (Old French anatemer), from Latin anathematizare, from Greek anathematizein “to devote (to evil),” from stem of anathema. Alternative anathemize (1670s) is less correct and more rare. Related: Anathematized; anathematizing.
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, […]
of or relating to the family Anatidae, comprising the swans, geese, and ducks. resembling a duck.