HyperDic: execration

English > 3 senses of the word execration:
NOUNfeelingexecration, abhorrence, abomination, detestation, loathing, odiumhate coupled with disgust
communicationexecration, condemnation, cursean appeal to some supernatural power to inflict evil on someone or some group
cognitionexecrationthe object of cursing or detestation
English > execration: 3 senses > noun 1, feeling
Meaninghate coupled with disgust.
Synonymsabhorrence, abomination, detestation, loathing, odium
BroaderdisgustStrong feelings of dislike
hate, hatredThe emotion of intense dislike
Spanishabominación, aborrecimiento, asco, aversión, detestación, execración, hastío, horror, odio, repugnancia, repulsión
Catalanaborrecimiento, animadversió, aversió, execració, fàstic, rancor, rancúnia, repugnància, ressentiment
Verbsexecratefind repugnant
English > execration: 3 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningAn appeal to some supernatural power to inflict evil on someone or some group.
Synonymscondemnation, curse
NarroweranathemaA formal ecclesiastical curse accompanied by excommunication
imprecation, maledictionThe act of calling down a curse that invokes evil (and usually serves as an insult)
Broaderdenunciation, denouncementA public act of denouncing
Spanishcondena, execración, maldición
Catalancondemna, execració, maledicció
Verbsexecratecurse or declare to be evil or anathema or threaten with divine punishment
English > execration: 3 senses > noun 3, cognition
MeaningThe object of cursing or detestation; that which is execrated.
BroaderobjectThe focus of cognitions or feelings
Verbsexecratecurse or declare to be evil or anathema or threaten with divine punishment
execratefind repugnant

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