What does anathematization mean?

anathematization meaning in General Dictionary

The work of anathematizing or denouncing as accursed imprecation

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  • the formal work of pronouncing (somebody or something like that) accursed
  • The act of anathematizing, or denouncing as accursed; imprecation.

anathematization meaning in Etymology Dictionary

1590s, from Medieval Latin anathematizationem (nominative anathematizatio), noun of action from previous participle stem of anathematizare (see anathematize). Earlier had been anathemization (1540s).


anathematization meaning in General Dictionary

(letter.) The act of anathematizing, or denouncing as accursed; imprecation.