What does ANATHEMATIZE mean?

ANATHEMATIZE meaning in General Dictionary

To pronounce an anathema against to curse thus To condemn openly as something accursed

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  • 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.

ANATHEMATIZE meaning in Law Dictionary

To pronounce anathema upon; to pronounce accursed by ecclesiastical expert; to excommunicate.


ANATHEMATIZE meaning in Etymology Dictionary

"to pronounce an anathema against," 1560s, from French anath


ANATHEMATIZE meaning in General Dictionary

(v. t.) To pronounce an anathema against; to curse. Hence: To condemn openly as some thing accursed.


Sentence Examples with the word ANATHEMATIZE

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.

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