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1. The act of damning or the condition of being damned.
a. Condemnation to everlasting punishment; doom.
b. Everlasting punishment.
3. Failure or ruination incurred by adverse criticism.
Used to express anger or annoyance. See Note at tarnation.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
1. the act of damning or state of being damned
2. a cause or instance of being damned
an exclamation of anger, disappointment, etc
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the act of damning or the state of being damned.
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|Noun||1.||damnation - the act of damning|
|2.||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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noun (Theology) condemnation, damning, sending to hell, consigning to perdition She had a healthy fear of hellfire and eternal damnation.
Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002
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A. N (Rel) → perdición f
B. EXCL → ¡maldición!
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
n (RELIGION) → damnation f
excl → merde!
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
interj (inf) → verdammt (inf)
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
1. n (Rel) → dannazione f
2. excl (old) → dannazione!, diavolo!
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995