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

Origin and Etymology of denunciation

see denounce


First Known Use: 1548


DENUNCIATION Defined for English Language Learners

denunciation

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

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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