An appeal or prayer for evil or misfortune to befall someone or something.
(Old Poet.) Deadly harm; ruin; death
The definition of abhorrence is a feeling of extreme hate or repulsion.
A person or thing hated
A judgment or resolution condemning a person for misconduct; specif., an official expression of disapproval passed by a legislature
That by which anything is denounced; threat of evil; public menace or accusation; arraignment.
(By extension) a harsh verbal assault
Something that is cursed or loathed.
The definition of a malediction is a curse or words or speech intended to bring about destruction or evil.
A ritualistic declaration, typically based on an appeal to God or a god or to some revered person or object, that one will speak the truth, keep a promise, remain faithful, etc.
Among some Polynesian peoples, a sacred prohibition put upon certain people, things, or acts which makes them untouchable, unmentionable, etc.
A feeling of devotion or adoration toward God or a god.
The act of damning or the condition of being damned.
(Archaic) A curse
An intense or definite dislike; antipathy; repugnance
An object of extreme dislike
A fearsome imaginary creature, especially one evoked to frighten children.
(Informal) Something very bad, ugly, disagreeable, etc.
A denunciation invoking a wish or threat of evil or injury
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