Example sentences for: anathema

How can you use “anathema” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Yes, abortion is anathema to John Paul II, who is bemused by suggestions that he has an "obsession" with the subject, but he condemns abortion because he sees it as not only anti-life but also anti-woman.

  • Exposure--of ignorance, of soft pink feet in a classroom of callused soles--is anathema.

  • "Islamists consider Islam to be as much a religion as an 'ideology,' a neologism which they introduced and which remains anathema to the ulamas (the clerical scholars)."

  • The real point is that his papacy dramatically diverges from that of the past 1,650 years, and his theology is anathema to a great deal of theology that has been considered Catholic for 1,650 years.

  • To understand the nature of this challenge, you need to realize that although the name of John Maynard Keynes is anathema to many conservatives, it was in fact Keynesian economics that allowed capitalism as a system--as well as belief in the efficacy of free markets--to survive the Great Depression.


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