Definitions for: Denunciation


[n] a public act of denouncing



Webster (1913) Definition: De*nun`ci*a"tion, n. [L. denuntiatio, -ciatio.]
1. Proclamation; announcement; a publishing. [Obs.]

Public . . . denunciation of banns before marriage.
--Bp. Hall.

2. The act of denouncing; public menace or accusation; the
act of inveighing against, stigmatizing, or publicly
arraigning; arraignment.

3. That by which anything is denounced; threat of evil;
public menace or accusation; arraignment.

Uttering bold denunciations of ecclesiastical error.
--Motley.

Synonyms: denouncement

See Also: broadside, condemnation, curse, damnation, diatribe, excoriation, execration, fulmination, philippic, speech act, tirade

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