Synonyms and Antonyms of execration
1 a prayer that harm will come to someone <upon discovering that someone had stolen his golf bag, he let loose a volley of execrations> Synonyms anathema, ban, curse, imprecation, malediction, malison, winze [Scottish]Related Words censure, condemnation, damnation, denunciation, excommunication; hex, hoodoo, jinx, mojo, spell, voodoo, whammy; poxNear Antonyms citation, commendation, endorsement (also indorsement)Antonyms benediction, benison, blessing
2 a very strong dislike <a cowardly betrayal that earned him the execration of all who had remained loyal to the cause> Synonyms abhorrence, abomination, detestation, hate, hatred, loathingRelated Words cattiness, despite, despitefulness, hatefulness, invidiousness, malevolence, malice, maliciousness, malignancy, malignity, meanness, spite, spitefulness; aversion, disgust, distaste, horror, odium, repugnance, repulsion, revulsion; animosity, antagonism, antipathy, bitterness, contempt, disdain, enmity, grudge, hostility, jealousy, pique, resentment, scorn; bile, jaundice, rancor, spleen, venom, virulence, vitriolNear Antonyms appetite, inclination, liking; admiration, adoration, veneration, worship; acceptance, tolerance; passion, relish, tasteAntonyms affection, devotion, fondness, love
3 something or someone that is hated <denounced as an abomination before God and man, the heretic would forever be an execration even amongst his own people> Synonyms abhorrence, abomination, anathema, antipathy, aversion, bête noire, detestation, hateRelated Words dread, hang-up, horror, phobia; bogey (also bogie or bogy), bugaboo, bugbear; adversary, enemy; annoyance, grievance, hassle, nuisance, peeveNear Antonyms beloved, darling, dear, honey, sweetheart; delight, enjoyment, felicity, joy, pleasure; favorite, like, preference; treasureAntonyms love
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