Definition of denunciation
: an act of denouncing <the denunciation of violence> <the denunciation of one's enemies> <their denunciation of him as a spy>; especially : a public condemnation <drew strong denunciations from world leaders>
denunciativeplay \-ˈnən(t)-sē-ˌā-tiv\ adjective
denunciatoryplay \-sē-ə-ˌtȯr-ē\ adjective
Examples of denunciation in a sentence
The attack drew strong denunciations from leaders around the world.
<the official denunciation of the congresswoman's actions before the full house>
Origin and Etymology of denunciation
First Known Use: 1548
DENUNCIATION Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of denunciation for English Language Learners
: a public statement that strongly criticizes someone or something as being bad or wrong : a statement that denounces something or someone
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