- Curse; condemn: she anathematized Tom as the despoiler of a helpless widowMore example sentences
- And funniest of all, Bill anathematizes the double standards of his critics!
- And, of course, non-liberal commentators have filled libraries anathematizing Roe for having launched a social revolution on the back of one of the flimsiest, most willful constitutional inventions in American history.
- Here, given the two parties' equal acceptance of temporary and material immediacy, this form of postmodern heresy charge might be an improvement: it just anathematizes a competing sameness.
mid 16th century: from French anathématiser, from Latin anathematizare, from Greek anathematizein, from anathema (see anathema).
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