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Definition 1: the object of cursing or detestation; that which is execrated - [noun denoting cognition]

(execration is a kind of ...) the focus of cognitions or feelings

"objects of thought" "the object of my affection"

Definition 2: an appeal to some supernatural power to inflict evil on someone or some group - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for execration in the sense of this definition

(execration is a kind of ...) a public act of denouncing

(... is a kind of execration ) a formal ecclesiastical curse accompanied by excommunication

(... is a kind of execration ) the act of calling down a curse that invokes evil (and usually serves as an insult)

"he suffered the imprecations of the mob"

Definition 3: hate coupled with disgust - [noun denoting feeling]

Synonyms for execration in the sense of this definition

(execration is a kind of ...) strong feelings of dislike

(execration is a kind of ...) the emotion of intense dislike; a feeling of dislike so strong that it demands action

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