anathematism

Anathematism

A*nath"e*ma*tism\, n. [Gr. ? a cursing; cf. F. anath['e]matisme.] Anathematization. [Obs.]

We find a law of Justinian forbidding anathematisms to be pronounced against the Jewish Hellenists. --J. Taylor.
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