1 [U, C] detested person or thing 极讨厌的人或事物
*Racial prejudice is (an) anathema to me. 我对种族偏见深恶痛绝.
2 [C] formal declaration of the Christian Church, excommunicating sb or condemning sth as evil （基督教把某人逐出教会或谴责某事物为邪恶的）咒诅.
n [singular, U]formal
[Date: 1500-1600; Language: Late Latin;Origin:Greek, 'thing given over to evil, curse', from anatithenai 'to set up, dedicate']
something that is completely the opposite of what you believe in
His political views were anathema to me.
1. Racial prejudice is (an) anathema to me. 我对种族偏见深恶痛绝.