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Meaning of ANATHEMATIZE

Pronunciation:  u'nathumu`tIz

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[v]  curse or declare to be evil or anathema or threaten with divine punishment
 

ANATHEMATIZE is a 12 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Synonyms: anathematise, anathemize, comminate, execrate
 
 See Also: deplore

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\A*nath"e*ma*tize\, v. t. [imp. & p. p.
{Anathematized}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Anathematizing}.] [L.
anathematizare, Gr. ? to devote, make accursed: cf. F.
anath['e]matiser.]
To pronounce an anathema against; to curse. Hence: To condemn
publicly as something accursed. --Milton.

 

 

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