What does "Anathema" mean?
(n.) A ban or curse pronounced with religious solemnity by ecclesiastical authority, and accompanied by excommunication. Hence: Denunciation of anything as accursed (n.) An imprecation; a curse; a malediction (n.) Any person or thing anathematized, or cursed by ecclesiastical authority
Synonyms bete noire
Example: "He is an anathema to me"
Word Family anathemas