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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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References in classic literature ?
Venerable parent promptly resorts to anathematization, and turns him out.
In synopsis that would mean affording reasonable reality perception, emotional satisfaction and social skills in personal affairs, vitality toward life, capacity for internal control, coping skills, a constant state of dynamic tension, anathematization of oppression, capacity to negotiate Eurasian space, positive me-myself-I self-concept, and a sense of personal efficacy (Edwards, 1999, 287-288).
(11) Jeffrey Burds, "A Culture of Denunciation: Peasant Labor Migration and Religious Anathematization in Rural Russia, 1860-1905," Journal of Modern History 68, 4 (1996): 786-818; Barbara A.