denouncement


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de·nounce

 (dĭ-nouns′)
tr.v. de·nounced, de·nounc·ing, de·nounc·es
1. To condemn openly as being wrong or reprehensible. See Synonyms at criticize.
2. To inform against (someone); accuse publicly.
3. To give formal announcement of the ending of (a treaty).

[Middle English denouncen, to proclaim, from Anglo-Norman denuncier and Medieval Latin dēnūntiāre, both from Latin : dē-, de- + nūntiāre, to announce (from nūntius, messenger; see neu- in Indo-European roots).]

de·nounce′ment n.
de·nounc′er n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.denouncement - a public act of denouncingdenouncement - a public act of denouncing    
speech act - the use of language to perform some act
excoriation - severe censure
diatribe, fulmination - thunderous verbal attack
philippic, tirade, broadside - a speech of violent denunciation
damnation - the act of damning
curse, execration, condemnation - an appeal to some supernatural power to inflict evil on someone or some group

denouncement

noun
A charging of someone with a misdeed:
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He manifested in his dog's brain the free agency of life, by which all the generations of metaphysicians have postulated God, and by which all the deterministic philosophers have been led by the nose despite their clear denouncement of it as sheer illusion.
He had played too much poker to be unaware or unappreciative of the psychological factor, and he headed Dowsett off in order to play the denouncement of the present game in his own way.
Oh, my prostrate friends, with the galling yoke of tyrants on your necks and the iron foot of despotism treading down your fallen forms into the dust of the earth, upon which right glad would your oppressors be to see you creeping on your bellies all the days of your lives, like the serpent in the garden - oh, my brothers, and shall I as a man not add, my sisters too, what do you say, now, of Stephen Blackpool, with a slight stoop in his shoulders and about five foot seven in height, as set forth in this degrading and disgusting document, this blighting bill, this pernicious placard, this abominable advertisement; and with what majesty of denouncement will you crush the viper, who would bring this stain and shame upon the God-like race that happily has cast him out for ever
The peculiar province of the Pulpit in New England (always excepting the Unitarian Ministry) would appear to be the denouncement of all innocent and rational amusements.
On the occasion, he renewed his condemnation and denouncement of Israel's blatant challenge to international law and the resolutions of international legitimacy.
The State of Qatar has expressed its strong denouncement and condemnation of the massacres and intensive aerial bombardments carried out by the forces of the Syrian regime forces in the besieged eastern City of Al Ghouta.
NNA - The State of Qatar has expressed its strong denouncement and condemnation of the massacres and intensive aerial bombardments carried out by the forces of the Syrian regime forces in the besieged eastern City of Al Ghouta.
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