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Definition of the noun execration

What does execration mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: execrations

  1. hate coupled with disgust
  2. an appeal to some supernatural power to inflict evil on someone or some group
  3. the object of cursing or detestation; that which is execrated
    • lexical domain: Cognitive Processes - nouns denoting cognitive processes and contents
    • more generic word: object = the focus of cognitions or feelings

Alternative definition of the noun execration


  1. An act or instance of cursing; a curse dictated by violent feelings of hatred; an imprecation; an expression of utter detestation.
  2. That which is execrated; a detested thing.


Execration is a musical group.

  • albums: "Syndicate of Lethargy", "Oslo We Rot", "Odes of the Occult", "Morbid Dimensions"
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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Execration

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Google previewSynonyms Discriminated (1908)

A Dictionary of Synonymous Words in the English Language, Illustrated with Quotations from Standard Writers by Charles John Smith

The execration is an expression of reliious horror, or in its milder form, of t e strongest aversion. CURSORY. Dssuuronv. many. Cuasonr (Lat. cursfirius, relating to one who runs) denotes such haste as implies of necessity the impossibility of ...

Google previewAmerica (1889)

has held before us for general execration is the desire to do good things, brave things, grand things—unless, indeed, it be a worse offense to persist in Philistinic purpose and to accomplish notable and worthy things. With these came the era ...

Google previewThe Shepherd (1835)

versal execration is the greatest punishment which can be inflicted. Universality of assent is thus almost tantamount to a demonstration of a fact. There is an apparent objection to this assertion, in the circumstance of the occasional ...

Google previewRoutledge Encyclopedia of Ancient Mediterranean Religions (2015)

by Eric Orlin

®execration. figurines, ̄ the ritual manipulation and destruction of which were meant to bind and destroy demonic forces. Of course, local spirits might also be propitiated and appeased for healing by offering pleasing substances and ...

Google previewA Compleat English Dictionary (1771)

Oder Vollständiges Englisch-deutsches Wörterbuch, Anfänglich Von Nathan Bailey Herausgegeben; Jetzt Aber Fast Ganz Umgearbeitet, Vermehret und Verbessert Von Anton Ernst Klausing, ... by Nathan Bailey

Ä execration, execrabilitas, se“ "Versuchung, Abscheulichkeit, - Execrably, execrablement, execrabiliter, verfluchter, abscheulicher Weise. To Execrate, deteser, execrare, verfluchen, verabscheuen. Execration, (esekräsch'n) execration, die ...

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Scrabble value of E1X8E1C3R1A1T1I1O1N1

The value of this 10-letter word is 19 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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