- denunciations1) N-VAR: oft N of n Denunciation of someone or something is severe public criticism of them.
On September 24, he wrote a stinging denunciation of his critics...
He has been scathing in his denunciation of corrupt and incompetent politicians.Syn:2) N-VAR Denunciation is the act of reporting someone who has broken a rule or law to the authorities.
...memories of the denunciation of French Jews to the Nazis during the Second World War.
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Denunciation — • Making known the crime of another to one who is his superior Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Denunciation Denunciation … Catholic encyclopedia
Denunciation — or abrogation refers to the announcement of a treaty s termination. Some treaties contain a termination clause that specifies that the treaty will terminate if a certain number of nations denounce the treaty. For instance, the Single Convention… … Wikipedia
Denunciation — De*nun ci*a tion, n. [L. denuntiatio, ciatio.] 1. Proclamation; announcement; a publishing. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Public . . . denunciation of banns before marriage. Bp. Hall. [1913 Webster] 2. The act of denouncing; public menace or accusation;… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
Denunciatĭon — (v. lat. Denunciatio), 1) Anzeige, öffentliche Bekanntmachung, wie D. litis, s. Litis den.; D. matrimonii, das kirchliche Aufgebot von Brautleuten; 2) die Benachrichtigung des Gerichts ohne vorausgegangene Aufforderung über die Verübung eines… … Pierer's Universal-Lexikon
denunciation — I noun accusal, accusatio, accusation, anathema, aspersion, backbiting, blame, calumny, carping, castigation, censure, charge, chiding, commination, complaint, condemnation, contumely, coup de bee, criticism, damnation, decrial, defamation,… … Law dictionary
denunciation — early 15c., act of declaring or stating something, from L. denuntiationem (nom. denuntiatio), from pp. stem of denuntiare (see DENOUNCE (Cf. denounce)). Meaning a charge is mid 15c … Etymology dictionary
denunciation — [n] condemnation, criticism accusation, arraignment, blame, castigation, censure, charge, cursing, damning, denouncement, derogation, dressing down*, fulmination, incrimination, indictment, invective, knock*, obloquy, rap*, reprehension,… … New thesaurus
denunciation — ► NOUN ▪ the action of denouncing. DERIVATIVES denunciatory adjective … English terms dictionary
denunciation — [dē nun΄sē ā′shən, dinun΄sē ā′shən] n. [ME denunciacioun < L denuntiatio < denuntiatus, pp. of denuntiare, to announce, denounce < de , intens. + nuntiare, ANNOUNCE] the act of denouncing denunciatory [di nun΄sə tôr΄ē] adj. denunciative… … English World dictionary
denunciation — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ angry, bitter, fierce (esp. BrE), strong ▪ public ▪ ritual VERB + DENUNCIATION ▪ … Collocations dictionary