Execration - definition, transcription

Amer.  |ˌeksɪˈkreɪʃən|
Brit.  |ˌeksɪˈkreɪʃən|

noun

- hate coupled with disgust (syn: abhorrence, abomination, detestation, loathing, odium)
- an appeal to some supernatural power to inflict evil on someone or some group (syn: condemnation, curse)
- the object of cursing or detestation; that which is execrated

Examples

...upon discovering that someone had stolen his golf bag, he let loose a volley of execrations...

...a cowardly betrayal that earned him the execration of all who had remained loyal to the cause...

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