verb (used with object), a·nath·e·ma·tized, a·nath·e·ma·tiz·ing.
verb (used without object), a·nath·e·ma·tized, a·nath·e·ma·tiz·ing.
Origin of anathematize
Examples from the Web for anathematize
Hohenfels, blundering up and down in search of something to anathematize, had stumbled upon the very fortress of my strength.
Be sure that Ravenna, anathematize as he may, will never be permitted to enter that convent.The Shadow of the Czar|John R. Carling
I anathematize his formal sentiment, but there is a truth in it, when spoken of material acts.Apologia Pro Vita Sua|John Henry Cardinal Newman
They are fools to anathematize and curse me, who can give them ten curses for one, were they to hold it for a day together.Clarissa, Volume 7|Samuel Richardson
They anathematize a civilization which tolerates ear-rings, or feathered hats, or artificial flowers.Americans and Others|Agnes Repplier
"to pronounce an anathema against," 1560s, from French anathématiser (Old French anatemer), from Latin anathematizare, from Greek anathematizein "to devote (to evil)," from stem of anathema. Alternative anathemize (1670s) is less correct and more rare. Related: Anathematized; anathematizing.