noun, plural a·nath·e·mas.
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It’s a way to expand his repertoire without resorting to the types of inefficient attempts that were anathema to the way he played with the Rockets.
Authorities are working on the new codifications, which are partly aimed partly at curbing the sort of unpredictability that is anathema to business.Saudi Activist Loujain al Hathloul is Out of Jail. But Justice Remains a Distant Hope|Joseph Hincks|February 11, 2021|Time
For investors who think in terms of fundamentals, what was happening with GameStop’s stock was a slap in the face — anathema to “the point” of the market.The GameStop stock situation isn’t about populism. It’s about whether the market is ‘real.’|Mikhail Klimentov|February 1, 2021|Washington Post
The industry was complicated and highly regulated, both anathema to private equity.Investors Extracted $400 Million From a Hospital Chain That Sometimes Couldn’t Pay for Medical Supplies or Gas for Ambulances|by Peter Elkind with Doris Burke|September 30, 2020|ProPublica
With few exceptions, strict schedules are anathema to the development of a healthy gaming group.Video Games Are a Great Way to Pass the Time and Keep You Connected. Here's How to Get Started|Matthew Gault|May 5, 2020|Time
After a few experiments I learned that I could skip those movies, and Tyler Perry was anathema in my book.Prisoners Get Cultural Fix with 8-Tracks and Bootleg Cassettes|Daniel Genis|August 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
American politics with its razzmatazz and movie stars were an anathema.
In his opinion, the “path to citizenship” for immigrants, which is anathema to many conservatives, is absolutely essential.Cardinal O'Malley: Pope Francis Knows Immigrants Are the Future of the Church|Christopher Dickey|June 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The occasional yellow or red was acceptable, but the suggestion of a blue dress was met with distress, and brown was anathema.
Government regulations were not anathema to the market but requisite.
He breathed fierce and honest anathema on the heads of the bowelless fiends who had abandoned the babe to its doom.
Every word she breathed, every anathema she denounced, seemed urged by the quick revenge of Duke Wharton!The Pastor's Fire-side Vol. 3 of 4|Jane Porter
Shrieking inarticulate anathema, he rushed downstairs, the man in the green baize apron following at his heels.
He waited until he was old and cold to hurl anathema against the human passions.Ancestors|Gertrude Atherton
The anathema of the good bishop is pitched in many keys and sounds, like the collected utterances of many throats.A Cursory History of Swearing|Julian Sharman