DICT.TW Dictionary Taiwan

Search for: [Show options]

[Pronunciation] [Help] [Database Info] [Server Info]

3 definitions found

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ex·e·cra·tion /ˌɛksəˈkreʃən/
 憎惡,詛咒,唸咒

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ex·e·cra·tion n.
 1. The act of cursing; a curse dictated by violent feelings of hatred; imprecation; utter detestation expressed.
    Cease, gentle, queen, these execrations.   --Shak.
 2. That which is execrated; a detested thing.
    Ye shall be an execration and . . . a curse.   --Jer. xlii. 18.
 Syn: -- See Malediction.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 execration
      n 1: hate coupled with disgust [syn: abhorrence, abomination,
            detestation, loathing, odium]
      2: an appeal to some supernatural power to inflict evil on
         someone or some group [syn: condemnation, curse]
      3: the object of cursing or detestation; that which is
         execrated