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Definition of "final judgment" [final judgment]

  • A judgment disposing of the case before the court; after the judgment (or an appeal from it) is rendered all that remains is to enforce the judgment (noun)

WordNet. Princeton University. 2010.

Use "final judgment" in a sentence
  • "W.H.P. On April 1st, the day before P.esident Wilson made his great address before Congress requesting that body to declare the existence of a state of war with Germany, committed to paper a few paragraphs which summed up his final judgment of P.esident Wilson's foreign policy for the preceding two and a half years."
  • "Indeed this kind of solemn translation (elevatio corporis) was treated as the outward recognition of heroic sanctity, the equivalent of canonization, in the period before the Holy See reserved to itself the passing of a final judgment upon the merits of deceased servants of God, and on the other hand in the earlier forms of canonization"
  • "Christians had no clear conception of purgatory, and that they thought that the souls departed remained in uncertainity of salvation to the last day; and consequently they prayed that thoese who had gone before might in the final judgment escape even the everlasting torments of hell."