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
Recent Examples of denunciation from the Web
Oki and his former editor at the Timor Post, Lourenco Vicente Martins, would have faced up to three years in prison if found guilty of slanderous denunciation.
Oki and his former boss at the Timor Post, Lourenco Vicente Martins, would have faced up to three years in prison if found guilty of slanderous denunciation.
His campaign team shared video of those remarks, and a quote from his denunciation of the Russian state media outlets on Twitter.
Often there are more cynical motives behind these denunciations, which offer families a convenient way to rid themselves of elderly relatives who have become a financial burden.
Such a denunciation would have been easy to make and probably smart public relations, but Luna refused to do it, referencing once again a community response that was beyond his control.
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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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