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Meaning of DAMNATION

Pronunciation:  dam'neyshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the act of damning
  2. [n]  the state of being condemned to eternal punishment in Hell
 

DAMNATION is a 9 letter word that starts with D.

 

 Synonyms: eternal damnation
 
 See Also: denouncement, denunciation, fire and brimstone, state

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Dam*na"tion\, n. [F. damnation, L. damnatio, fr.
damnare. See {Damn}.]
1. The state of being damned; condemnation; openly expressed
   disapprobation.

2. (Theol.) Condemnation to everlasting punishment in the
   future state, or the punishment itself.

         How can ye escape the damnation of hell? --Matt.
                                               xxiii. 33.

         Wickedness is sin, and sin is damnation. --Shak.

3. A sin deserving of everlasting punishment. [R.]

         The deep damnation of his taking-off. --Shak.

 
Easton Bible Dictionary
 
 Definition: 

in Rom. 13:2, means "condemnation," which comes on those who withstand God's ordinance of magistracy. This sentence of condemnation comes not from the magistrate, but from God, whose authority is thus resisted.

In 1 Cor. 11:29 (R.V., "judgment") this word means condemnation, in the sense of exposure to severe temporal judgements from God, as the following verse explains.

In Rom. 14:23 the word "damned" means "condemned" by one's own conscience, as well as by the Word of God. The apostle shows here that many things which are lawful are not expedient; and that in using our Christian liberty the question should not simply be, Is this course I follow lawful? but also, Can I follow it without doing injury to the spiritual interests of a brother in Christ? He that "doubteth", i.e., is not clear in his conscience as to "meats", will violate his conscience "if he eat," and in eating is condemned; and thus one ought not so to use his liberty as to lead one who is "weak" to bring upon himself this condemnation.

 
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