[syn: execration, condemnation, curse]
3. the object of cursing or detestation; that which is execrated;
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Execration \Ex`e*cra"tion\, n. [L. execratio, exsecratio: cf. F.
1. The act of cursing; a curse dictated by violent feelings
of hatred; imprecation; utter detestation expressed.
Cease, gentle, queen, these execrations. --Shak.
2. That which is execrated; a detested thing.
Ye shall be an execration and . . . a curse. --Jer.
Syn: See Malediction.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: hate coupled with disgust [syn: abhorrence,
abomination, detestation, execration, loathing,
2: an appeal to some supernatural power to inflict evil on
someone or some group [syn: execration, condemnation,
3: the object of cursing or detestation; that which is execrated
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
75 Moby Thesaurus words for "execration":
Anglophobia, Russophobia, abhorrence, abomination, abuse, anathema,
anti-Semitism, antipathy, assailing, assault, attack, aversion,
ban, berating, bigotry, bitter words, blackening, blasphemy,
commination, contumely, curse, cursing, cussing, damnation,
denunciation, despitefulness, detestation, diatribe, dislike,
evil eye, excommunication, fulmination, hard words, hate, hatred,
hex, imprecation, invective, jawing, jeremiad, loathing,
malevolence, malice, malignity, malison, malocchio, misandry,
misanthropy, misogyny, odium, onslaught, peeve, pet peeve,
philippic, phobia, profanity, proscription, race hatred, racism,
rating, repugnance, revilement, screed, spite, spitefulness,
swearing, thundering, tirade, tongue-lashing, vials of hate,
vials of wrath, vilification, vituperation, whammy, xenophobia