Thesaurus

imprecation

noun

Synonyms & Antonyms of imprecation

a prayer that harm will come to someone
  • the defiant prisoner continued to hurl imprecations and insults at the guards

Synonyms for imprecation

Words Related to imprecation

Near Antonyms for imprecation

Antonyms for imprecation

See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about imprecation

Time Traveler for imprecation

Time Traveler

The first known use of imprecation was in the 15th century

See more words from the same century

Cite this Entry

“Imprecation.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/imprecation. Accessed 26 Oct. 2020.

More from Merriam-Webster on imprecation

Dictionary: Definition of imprecation

Nglish: Translation of imprecation for Spanish Speakers

Comments on imprecation

What made you want to look up imprecation? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Namesakes Word Quiz

  • a citrus fruit possibly named after a person
  • Which of the following is a fruit named after a Moroccan seaport?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Citation

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!