execration

noun
ex·e·cra·tion | \ˌek-sə-ˈkrā-shən \

Definition of execration 

1 : the act of cursing or denouncing also : the curse so uttered

2 : an object of curses : something detested

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Synonyms & Antonyms for execration

Synonyms

abhorrence, abomination, detestation, hate, hatred, loathing

Antonyms

affection, devotion, fondness, love

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Examples of execration in a Sentence

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

First Known Use of execration

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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