damnation

[[t]dæ̱mne͟ɪʃ(ə)n[/t]]
1) N-UNCOUNT According to some religions, if someone suffers damnation, they have to stay in hell for ever after they have died because of their sins.

She has a healthy fear of hellfire and eternal damnation.

2) EXCLAM (feelings) Some people say `damnation!' to express anger or impatience. [INFORMAL, RUDE]

English dictionary. 2008.

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  • damnation — [dam nā′shən] n. [ME damnacioun < OFr damnation < LL(Ec) damnatio, the displeasure of God < L, condemnation] a damning or being damned interj. used to express anger …   English World dictionary

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