- a curse.
Origin of malison
Related Words for malisonbane, obscenity, expletive, profanity, whammy, obloquy, malediction, execration, sacrilege, blasphemy, profanation, commination, imprecation, anathema, damning, denunciation, ban, fulmination, oath, vilification
Examples from the Web for malison
Historical Examples of malison
The mother puts her malison, or curse, upon him, but he rides off.
Either to take the half of it with her blessing, or the whole of it with her malison.The Scottish Fairy Book
Elizabeth W. Grierson
With eyes glistening like witch-fires, did the dame bestow her malison.
The malison strings itself out into broken sentences of justification; mere ravings, as pointless as the curse.The Helpers
The malison of heaven will go along with every part of it that is not restored to its rightful owners.A Legend of Reading Abbey
- an archaic or poetic word for curse
Word Origin for malison
"a curse," mid-13c., from Old French maleiçon "curse," from Latin maledictionem (see malediction).