anathematization


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a·nath·e·ma·tize

 (ə-năth′ə-mə-tīz′)
tr.v. a·nath·e·ma·tized, a·nath·e·ma·tiz·ing, a·nath·e·ma·tiz·es
To proclaim an anathema on; curse.

[Late Latin anathematīzāre, from Greek anathematizein, from anathema, anathemat-, anathema; see anathema.]

a·nath′e·ma·ti·za′tion (-tĭ-zā′shən) n.
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Noun1.anathematization - the formal act of pronouncing (someone or something) accursed
banishment, proscription - rejection by means of an act of banishing or proscribing someone
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Venerable parent promptly resorts to anathematization, and turns him out.
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Throughout this period, he has proven to be a resilient figure, overcoming public anathematization, rabid--albeit unorganized--political opposition, and even a coup attempt in 2002.