anathematization


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Synonyms for anathematization

the formal act of pronouncing (someone or something) accursed

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Venerable parent promptly resorts to anathematization, and turns him out.
The Obama campaign's greatest rhetorical success was its personal anathematization of Romney as an out-of-touch member of the "1 percent." By directing discussion to Romney's personal wealth and away from his political record as governor of Massachusetts (which included a health care plan on which Obama's was partly based), the president managed to convince enough voters that Romney was a worse alternative simply because of who he is.
The basis of that disdain is Rousseau's anathematization of the bourgeois, an idea that seems not to have crossed the Atlantic and cleared customs by the time the Constitution was written.
Alexander told the Russian Orthodox Church to withdraw its 1806 anathematization of Napoleon as the Antichrist, though Napoleon was not above the occasional wounding hint that Alexander owed his throne to patricide--the murder of his father, Paul I, in 1801.
"ANATHEMATIZATION OF THE WORLD IS NOT AN ADEQUATE RESPONSE"