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Anathema

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(1):

(n.) A ban or curse pronounced with religious solemnity by ecclesiastical authority, and accompanied by excommunication. Hence: Denunciation of anything as accursed.

(2):

(n.) An imprecation; a curse; a malediction.

(3):

(n.) Any person or thing anathematized, or cursed by ecclesiastical authority.

Bibliography Information
Webster, Noah. Entry for 'Anathema'. Noah Webster's American Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/​dictionaries/​eng/​web/​a/anathema.html. 1828.
 
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