someone or something that is very strongly disliked. Source: Merriam-Webster's
Learner's Dictionary. Examples:
A vehement denunciation; a curse: "the sound of a witch's anathemas in some unknown tongue" (Nathaniel Hawthorne). 3. One that is cursed or damned. 4.
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Early 16th century: from ecclesiastical Latin, 'excommunicated person,
excommunication', from Greek