Definition of anathema noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

anathema

 noun
noun
NAmE//əˈnæθəmə//
 
[uncountable, countable, usually singular](formal)
 
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a thing or an idea that you hate because it is the opposite of what you believe Racial prejudice is (an) anathema to me.
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