imprecation (Meaning)

Wordnet

imprecation (n)

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

a slanderous accusation

Webster

imprecation (n.)

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

imprecation Sentence Examples

  1. The old woman hurled an imprecation at the young boy who had stolen her purse.
  2. The witch's imprecation caused the villagers to shudder with fear.
  3. The priest solemnly uttered an imprecation against the evil spirits that haunted the house.
  4. The curse was filled with such venomous imprecations that it sent chills down the spine of the listener.
  5. The sailors listened with dread to the imprecations of the sea witch.
  6. The angry mob shouted imprecations at the corrupt politician as he passed by.
  7. The imprecation was so powerful that it caused the ground to shake and the sky to darken.
  8. The ancient manuscript contained a series of imprecations that could summon demons.
  9. The wizard whispered an imprecation under his breath, and the door creaked open.
  10. The imprecation seemed to hang in the air long after it was uttered, casting a palpable gloom over the room.

FAQs About the word imprecation

the act of calling down a curse that invokes evil (and usually serves as an insult), a slanderous accusationThe act of imprecating, or invoking evil upon any on

curse, execration,malediction, anathema, winze, condemnation, denunciation, ban, censure,damnation

benediction, benediction,blessing, blessing, endorsement, commendation, citation, commendation, benison, citation

The old woman hurled an imprecation at the young boy who had stolen her purse.

The witch's imprecation caused the villagers to shudder with fear.

The priest solemnly uttered an imprecation against the evil spirits that haunted the house.

The curse was filled with such venomous imprecations that it sent chills down the spine of the listener.