'Imprecation' definitions:

Definition of 'imprecation'

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The act of calling down a curse that invokes evil (and usually serves as an insult); "he suffered the imprecations of the mob" [syn: imprecation, malediction]
A slanderous accusation

Definition of 'Imprecation'

  • Imprecation \Im`pre*ca"tion\, n. [L. imprecatio: cf. F. impr['e]cation.] The act of imprecating, or invoking evil upon any one; a prayer that a curse or calamity may fall on any one; a curse. [1913 Webster]
  • Men cowered like slaves before such horrid imprecations. --Motley.
  • Syn: Malediction; curse; execration; anathema. See Malediction. [1913 Webster]

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