Definition of Anathematisation

1. Noun. The formal act of pronouncing (someone or something) accursed.

Exact synonyms: Anathematization
Generic synonyms: Banishment, Proscription
Derivative terms: Anathematise, Anathematize



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Anathematisation

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anastrophes
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anastrozole
anastylosis
anasyrmata
anatase
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anatexis
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anathemas
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anathematisation (current term)
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anathematisers
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anathematizations
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anathematized
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anathematizers

Literary usage of Anathematisation

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Our Mutual Friend by Charles Dickens (1908)
"promptly resorts to anathematisation, and turns him out. Shocked and terrified boy takes flight, seeks his fortune, gets aboard ship, ultimately turns up on ..."

2. La démocratie libérale by Thomas Hodgkin, Etienne Vacherot (1896)
"... preside at a council held out of Rome, were, (i) public recognition of the Council of Chalcedon and the letters of Leo ; (2) public anathematisation of ..."

3. The Origin and Development of the Moral Ideas by Edward Westermarck (1906)
"The grasshoppers got the worst of it, and were ordered to quit the territory, with a threat of anathematisation from the altar, to be repeated till the last ..."

4. History of the Church of England: From the Abolition of the Roman Jurisdiction by Richard Watson Dixon (1891)
"The Bull was an enormous anathematisation of heretics, which was read every Holy Thursday in the presence of the Pope and the cardinals. ..."

5. Credulities Past and Present: Including the Sea and Seamen, Miners, Amulets by William Jones (1898)
"Religion permits snares to be laid for birds and other animals, and the best of all nets is the lightning of anathematisation. The accused animal was ..."

6. A Protestant Dictionary: Containing Articles on the History, Doctrines, and by Charles Henry Hamilton Wright, Charles Neil (1904)
"In the archives of the diocese of Rochester may be seen a form of anathematisation used in England in the thirteenth century. This probably represents the ..."

7. Our Mutual Friend by Charles Dickens (1908)
"promptly resorts to anathematisation, and turns him out. Shocked and terrified boy takes flight, seeks his fortune, gets aboard ship, ultimately turns up on ..."

8. La démocratie libérale by Thomas Hodgkin, Etienne Vacherot (1896)
"... preside at a council held out of Rome, were, (i) public recognition of the Council of Chalcedon and the letters of Leo ; (2) public anathematisation of ..."

9. The Origin and Development of the Moral Ideas by Edward Westermarck (1906)
"The grasshoppers got the worst of it, and were ordered to quit the territory, with a threat of anathematisation from the altar, to be repeated till the last ..."

10. History of the Church of England: From the Abolition of the Roman Jurisdiction by Richard Watson Dixon (1891)
"The Bull was an enormous anathematisation of heretics, which was read every Holy Thursday in the presence of the Pope and the cardinals. ..."

11. Credulities Past and Present: Including the Sea and Seamen, Miners, Amulets by William Jones (1898)
"Religion permits snares to be laid for birds and other animals, and the best of all nets is the lightning of anathematisation. The accused animal was ..."

12. A Protestant Dictionary: Containing Articles on the History, Doctrines, and by Charles Henry Hamilton Wright, Charles Neil (1904)
"In the archives of the diocese of Rochester may be seen a form of anathematisation used in England in the thirteenth century. This probably represents the ..."

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