anath·​e·​ma·​ti·​za·​tion | \ -məˌtīˈz- \
plural -s

Definition of anathematization

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First Known Use of anathematization

1593, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for anathematization

Medieval Latin anathematisation-, anathematisatio, from Late Latin anathematizatus (past participle of anathematizare) + Latin -ion-, -io -ion

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“Anathematization.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 9 December 2019.

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