To pronounce an anathema against to curse thus To condemn openly as something accursed
- curse or declare becoming wicked or anathema or jeopardize with divine discipline
- To pronounce an anathema against; to curse. Thus: To condemn openly as some thing accursed.
To pronounce anathema upon; to pronounce accursed by ecclesiastical expert; to excommunicate.
"to pronounce an anathema against," 1560s, from French anath
(v. t.) To pronounce an anathema against; to curse. Hence: To condemn openly as some thing accursed.
This enumeration was also adopted in 1575 as against the Augustan confession of the year 1540 by Jeremiah Patriarch of Constantinople, and again in a council held in the same city in 1639 to anathematize Cyril Lucar, who with the Anglicans recognized two only, baptism and the Eucharist.