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Definition of Anathema

Anathema

  1. A ban or curse pronounced with religious solemnity by ecclesiastical authority, and accompanied by excommunication. Hence: Denunciation of anything as accursed.
  2. An imprecation; a curse; a malediction.
  3. Any person or thing anathematized, or cursed by ecclesiastical authority.

Anathema Quotations

I think it's still hard for me to turn down work if it's really good because for so many years I was so desperate to get a job and couldn't and so it's kind of an anathema for me to turn down work.
Matt Damon

The idea that you earn things - that you earn respect, that you earn income, responsibility. the vote, punishment... these ideas are anathema to the liberal mind.
Dennis Prager

The idea of a non-growing economy may be an anathema to an economist. But the idea of a continually growing economy is an anathema to an ecologist.
Tim Jackson

In the 5,000-year history of Jewish thought, the notion of a God-man is completely anathema to everything Judaism stands for.
Reza Aslan

The Galatians are severely censured for giving heed to false doctrines, and are called to pronounce even an apostle anathema, if he preached another gospel.
Charles Hodge
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Anathema Translations

anathema in French is interdit
anathema in Italian is scomunica
anathema in Spanish is anatema
anathema in Swedish is anatema, bannlysning
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