damnation

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noun dam·na·tion \dam-ˈnā-shən\

Definition of damnation

  1. :  the act of damning :  the state of being damned

Examples of damnation in a Sentence

  1. The minister spoke about death and damnation.

14th Century

First Known Use of damnation

14th century


DAMNATION Defined for English Language Learners

damnation

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noun dam·na·tion \dam-ˈnā-shən\

Definition of damnation for English Language Learners

  • : the state of being in hell as punishment after death



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