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Definition of "damnation" []

  • The act of damning or the condition of being damned. (noun)
  • Condemnation to everlasting punishment; doom. (noun)
  • Everlasting punishment. (noun)
  • Failure or ruination incurred by adverse criticism. (noun)
  • Used to express anger or annoyance. See Regional Note at tarnation. (interjection)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "damnation" in a sentence
  • ""O.J. has what I call the damnation of an acquittal," Bailey said."
  • "The rejection of the idea of God sitting on a cloud deciding who gets eternal bliss and who gets eternal damnation is a good thing."
  • "Lets through every money making formula in the mix , other known as the damnation of an industry and they will all go to hell for it."