HyperDic: anathema

English > 2 senses of the word anathema:
NOUNperson anathema, bete noirea detested person
communicationanathemaa formal ecclesiastical curse accompanied by excommunication
anathema > pronunciation
Soundsahnae'thahmah
RhymesAlabama ... Yuma: 82 rhymes with mah...
English > anathema: 2 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA detested person.
Example"he is an anathema to me"
Synonymbete noire
Broaderunpleasant person, disagreeable personA person who is not pleasant or agreeable
Spanishanatema
English > anathema: 2 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningA formal ecclesiastical curse accompanied by excommunication.
Broaderexecration, condemnation, curseAn appeal to some supernatural power to inflict evil on someone or some group
Spanishanatema
Catalananatema
Verbsanathematize, anathematisecurse or declare to be evil or anathema or threaten with divine punishment

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