Anathematic

Related to Anathematic: accusatory, innumerable, laudatory

A`nath`e`mat´ic


a.1.Pertaining to, or having the nature of, an anathema.
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"The long delay necessary to allow egress from Castle Hill would seriously inconvenience local traffic going about their business "We strongly object to the introduction of lights on both aesthetic and on environmental grounds; it is anathematic even to consider it!"
It represents a class of chemical products with interesting pharmacological and biological activities [13-18] including antidiabetic, antitubercular, anti-HIV, antiparasitic, hypnotic, and anathematic agents.
It shows how developing innovative uses of shared cultural forms goes hand in hand with efforts to discriminate between those components of culture that can be simply appropriated, those that require creative subversion, those needing new meaning, and those demanding prophetic resistance or anathematic rejection.
devastating--effects that make such behavior even more anathematic to a
Sinhala supremacism finds secularism anathematic because it derives its raison d'etre from religious myths.
At the beginning of the experiment, all goats were treated with an effective anathematic and vaccinated against enterotoxaemia.
Horror teaches him, too late, that his true values are profoundly Christian ones, anathematic to Cheka protocol.
(218) See Sunder, supra note 7, at 284 (discussing the shortcomings of the utilitarian approach); see also Boyle, supra note 1, at 34, 66 ("[S]ome of the theorists of the e-commons do not see restraints on use as anathematic to the goal of freedom; indeed, they may see the successful commons as defined by its restraints.").
You know, the issue of fingerprinting, for example, and this is just a wild comment, but I know how important it is to the United States, and I know how anathematic it is to the Canadians.
Both the absolute poetic authority and the polemical call for minimalism on which Pound predicates imagism lead him to castigate the openness of symbolism, the suspicious vagueness of political rhetoric, and the usury he detested in world finance: all betray an uncontrollable excess he found anathematic.
Even partisan proposals can win fairly easy enactment if they avoid positions anathematic to broad segments of the other party.