The work of anathematizing or denouncing as accursed imprecation
- the formal work of pronouncing (somebody or something like that) accursed
- The act of anathematizing, or denouncing as accursed; imprecation.
1590s, from Medieval Latin anathematizationem (nominative anathematizatio), noun of action from previous participle stem of anathematizare (see anathematize). Earlier had been anathemization (1540s).
(letter.) The act of anathematizing, or denouncing as accursed; imprecation.