Johnny one-note history is anathema to a two-state solution.
That annoying responsibility stuff comes from three words that are anathema to the Tea Partiers: United American citizenry.
Including Hamas in a Palestinian government has long been regarded as an anathema.
In his opinion, the “path to citizenship” for immigrants, which is anathema to many conservatives, is absolutely essential.
The occasional yellow or red was acceptable, but the suggestion of a blue dress was met with distress, and brown was anathema.
Jackson was told that a pipe was anathema maranatha, which is Greek for no bon.
He even pronounced his anathema upon any who taught other doctrine.
As a means of rendering the anathema more effective, the people are also urged to be prompt and honest in the payment of tithes.
He devotes also to anathema all the nations of the land of Canaan.
I wish I could give you an idea, madame, of the tone and expression of Sallenauve as he uttered this anathema.
1520s, "an accursed thing," from Latin anathema "an excommunicated person; the curse of excommunication," from Greek anathema "a thing accursed," originally "a thing devoted," literally "a thing set up (to the gods)," from ana- "up" (see ana-) + tithenai "to place," from PIE root *dhe- "to put, to do" (see factitious).
Originally simply a votive offering, by the time it reached Latin the meaning had progressed through "thing devoted to evil," to "thing accursed or damned." Later applied to persons and the Divine Curse. Meaning "formal act or formula of consigning to damnation" is from 1610s.
Anathema maranatha, taken as an intensified form, is a misreading of the Syriac maran etha "the Lord hath come," which follows anathema in I Cor. xvi:22, but is not connected with it (see Maranatha).