Definitions for imprecationˌɪm prɪˈkeɪ ʃən

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

im•pre•ca•tionˌɪm prɪˈkeɪ ʃən(n.)

  1. the act of imprecating.

  2. Ref: curse (def. 1). 1

Origin of imprecation:

1575–85; < L

Princeton's WordNet

  1. imprecation, malediction(noun)

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

    "he suffered the imprecations of the mob"

  2. imprecation(noun)

    a slanderous accusation


  1. imprecation(Noun)

    The act of imprecating, or invoking evil upon someone; a prayer that a curse or calamity may befall someone.

  2. imprecation(Noun)

    A curse.

  3. Origin: From imprecatio, from imprecor, from in- + precor.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Imprecation(noun)

    the act of imprecating, or invoking evil upon any one; a prayer that a curse or calamity may fall on any one; a curse


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