denunciation

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noun de·nun·ci·a·tion \di-ˌnən(t)-sē-ˈā-shən\

Definition of denunciation

  1. :  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

denunciative

play \-ˈnən(t)-sē-ˌā-tiv\ adjective

denunciatory

play \-sē-ə-ˌtȯr-ē\ adjective

Examples of denunciation in a Sentence

  1. The attack drew strong denunciations from leaders around the world.

  2. the official denunciation of the congresswoman's actions before the full house

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Origin and Etymology of denunciation

see denounce


DENUNCIATION Defined for English Language Learners

denunciation

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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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