eternal damnation

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Noun1.eternal damnation - the state of being condemned to eternal punishment in Hell
state - the way something is with respect to its main attributes; "the current state of knowledge"; "his state of health"; "in a weak financial state"
fire and brimstone - (Old Testament) God's means of destroying sinners; "his sermons were full of fire and brimstone"
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But then my father's love asserted itself, and I vowed that I would prefer eternal damnation to further separation from her if she could be found.
Then there were a thousand of my red and green warrior friends whom I knew would face eternal damnation gladly for my sake.
But as a tormented and confused teen--and like many gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgendered people--I felt compelled to reject a religion that had no room for me and that condemned me to eternal damnation.
30) Presumably, this allowance was made because these "inferior" things, having no immortal souls, could not be hurt by human fancies of eternal damnation.
I was terrified, I had just committed the greatest sin on Earth and would be condemned to eternal damnation.
She was indoctrinated with a lasting fear of God's wrath, demon possession, and eternal damnation.
Heaven forbid we bought a bike, forget the fact that we might end up in eternal damnation, we had to suffer the wrath of our mother's, or wife's, guilt for succumbing to this desire.
Religious leaders must make it clear to young extremists that terrorist acts - which put innocent people at risk - will not be rewarded by heavenly delights but eternal damnation.
For thousands of years they have been warning us Satan was lurking around every corner just waiting for the chance to condemn our souls to eternal damnation.
This was suicide when suicide meant eternal damnation.
Tom asked Boz, but he said he had been sentenced to eternal damnation.
Whereas a sex addict now would win sympathy and a slot in daytime chat shows, in the 18th Century, his sins could lead to only one place ( eternal damnation.