denouncement

Definitions

  • Cicero denouncing Catiline
    Cicero denouncing Catiline
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n denouncement a public act of denouncing
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: In South Carolina you can be fined for not denouncing "the evils of intemperance" on the fourth Friday of every October.
    • n Denouncement Solemn, official, or menacing announcement; denunciation. "False is the reply of Cain, upon the denouncement of his curse."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n denouncement The act of denouncing; the declaration of a menace, or of evil; denunciation.
    • n denouncement In Mexican and Spanish mining-law, application to the authorities for the grant of the right to work a mine, either on the ground of new discovery, or on the ground of forfeiture of the rights of a former owner, through abandonment or contravention of the mining-law. See denounce, 5.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • ns Denouncement (same as Denunciation)
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Quotations

  • Chris Patten
    Chris Patten
    “Green politics at its worst amounts to a sort of Zen fascism; less extreme, it denounces growth and seeks to stop the world so that we can all get off.”
  • Frank Dane
    Frank%20Dane
    “Preachers denounce sin as if it was available to everyone.”

Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Cf. OF. denoncement,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr. dénoncer—L. denuntiārede, inten., and nuntiāre, to announce.

Usage

In literature:

Davis was bitterly denounced for his favoritism in passing G. W. Smith and appointing Governor Letcher's pet.
"The Victim" by Thomas Dixon
Hence Erasmus was hated by Catholics and denounced by Protestants.
"Little Journeys To The Homes Of Great Teachers" by Elbert Hubbard
I have denounced him as the murderer.
"The Substitute Prisoner" by Max Marcin
The Abolitionists have already begun to denounce him before he has taken the oath of office.
"The Southerner" by Thomas Dixon
Mr. ASQUITH denounced the Bill with unusual animation, and was sure that it would do more harm than good.
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 159, August 11, 1920" by Various
One thing is quite certain: that no progress will be made against it by denouncing it as merely immoral.
"The Antichrist" by F. W. Nietzsche
While he does not cease to regret, he has ceased to denounce.
"James Fenimore Cooper" by Thomas R. Lounsbury
Little is known of him except that one day in the streets of London he recognized and denounced another pirate called Burgess.
"The Pirates' Who's Who" by Philip Gosse
Blunders of the French Academy, Denouncing Quinine, Vaccination, Lightning Rods, and Steam Engines.
"Fables of Infidelity and Facts of Faith" by Robert Patterson
They have palliated acts, when they should have denounced them.
"Apologia pro Vita Sua" by John Henry Newman
One of those conditions is that some one should be in a position to denounce him.
"The Eternal City" by Hall Caine
I believe the fellow is capable of denouncing his own father.
"No Surrender!" by G. A. Henty
He has not gone to denounce me, has he?
"The Gods are Athirst" by Anatole France
The defeated party denounces the wrong and wickedness of the act.
"Folkways" by William Graham Sumner
When the Southern papers began to threaten disunion because LINCOLN did not suit the South, I was not one who abused or denounced them.
"A Report of the Debates and Proceedings in the Secret Sessions of the Conference Convention" by Lucius Eugene Chittenden
He denounced the sins and follies of the monks, and spoke of the necessity of reform.
"A Modern History, From the Time of Luther to the Fall of Napoleon" by John Lord
Instead of answering them, he found something else to denounce.
"The Negro and the Nation" by George S. Merriam
Educated Hindus are already denouncing it with great vehemence and with considerable unanimity.
"India, Its Life and Thought" by John P. Jones
It has often been said by the denouncers of slavery, that marriage does not exist among slaves.
"Cotton is King and The Pro-Slavery Arguments" by Various
Much as their doctrines were denounced, this view is still represented by the most popular philosopher of the day.
"Social Rights and Duties, Volume I (of 2)" by Sir Leslie Stephen
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In poetry:

What waken'd vengeance could denounce,
All round him did beset;
And never left his soul, till once
Thy Husband paid the debt.
"The Believer's Jointure : Chapter I." by Ralph Erskine
While meaner foes denounced with equal hate
Her flag, which wide in Freedom's cause unfurl'd,
The saving sign of many a sinking state,
Had chased Oppression from th' insulted world.—
"Sheridan" by Thomas Gent
And "Stowe," thou gifted daughter of the North,
Friend of the Southern slave, we call thee forth:
Let truth and candour guide thy graphic pen;
Denounce white slavery in the Northern men.
"Civil War In America--Expostulation" by Janet Hamilton
She smiled. 'No weapon have I got,
Only my virtue, but I swear
If you don't hand me out the lot
I'll rip my blouse, let down my hair,
Denounce you as a fiend accurst . . .'
He told her: 'Do your worst.'
"The Pretty Lady" by Robert W Service
And in his conversation he was modest and plain,
Denouncing all pleasures he considered sinful and vain,
And in battle he carried no weapon but a small cane,
Whilst the bullets fell around him like a shower of rain.
"General Gordon, the Hero of Khartoum" by William Topaz McGonagall
There were also Mr Henry Adams, representing the Glover trade,
Also Mr J. Carter, who never was afraid
To denounce strong drink, and to warn the people from it to flee,
While agent of the Temperance Society in Dundee.
"The Funeral of the Late Ex-Provost Rough, Dundee" by William Topaz McGonagall

In news:

Ethanol supporters denounce advice, say EPA study proved blend is safe.
Many Israelis denounce cease-fire accord , say job is unfinished.
Egypt's PM in Gaza denounces Israel's attacks as " aggression ".
Egyptian Prime Minister Hisham Kandil, on a brief visit to the Gaza Strip on Friday, denounced Israel's attacks on the Palestinian territory as aggression .
Within hours, many women's groups had denounced his statement, as did McCaskill and GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney.
Andrew Shirvell, in an undated photo, holds a poster denouncing UM's then-student body president, Chris Armstrong.
Hungarian politician denounced for anti-Semitic remarks in parliament.
(AP) Like their counterparts in other southern states, Arkansas Republicans denounced "Obamacare" during this year's election campaign and called for its repeal.
South Korean protesters burn a mock rocket as police officers spray fire extinguishers during a rally denouncing North Korea's rocket launch in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, Dec 12, 2012.
Producers behind the 12-12-12 benefit concert for Hurricane Sandy victims denounced professional brokers for offering tickets for many times their face value.
In a recurring political ritual, Republicans in the chamber denounced the law as a government takeover and said that all of it has to go.
In an e-mail to parents after the incident, the college 's first African-American president, Chris Howard, denounced the confrontation as a "harmful, senseless episode".
New Communist Party Chief in China Denounces Corruption in Speech.
Jewish organizations have denounced an Estonian newspaper for publishing a mock ad for weight-loss pills depicting emaciated prisoners at a Nazi concentration camp.
Senior German politicians have denounced as propaganda a campaign by Google to mobilize public opinion against proposed legislation to let publishers charge search engines for displaying newspaper articles.
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In science:

Despite of this, when the U.S. military’s intention to use uranium bullets became public, the program was denounced in the Congressional Record as “shocking ” .
A comparison of delayed radiobiological effects of depleted-uranium munitions versus fourth-generation nuclear weapons
Einstein denounces the existence of an absolute space by considering two massive bodies far away both from other masses and from each other and in relative rotation along their line of connection.
Albert Einstein's 1916 Review Article on General Relativity
Sokal and his friends are right to denounce the anarchic migration of concepts from the hard sciences to the humanities which can only lead to a semblance of rigor and validity.
The Latest on the Sokal Affair: Beyond Three Extremisms
Quantum jump dynamics has nothing to do with decoherence, so that the concept of the latter is denounced.
Indeterministic Quantum Gravity and Cosmology XI. Quantum Measurement
In IQGC, quantum jump dynamics has nothing to do with the absurd condition given by eq.(3.3), so that the concept of decoherence is denounced.
Indeterministic Quantum Gravity and Cosmology XI. Quantum Measurement
You can not make a bread into a divine body if it is only atoms, they say.” Indeed, someone filed a denounce against Galileo claiming that is theory was against the dogma of transustantiation.
Dream of a Christmas lecture
As a matter of fact, when constructing atoms (in the usual NR framework), we have necessarily to introduce “by hand” the Pauli exclusion principle which is related, as known, to spin; and in the Schr¨odinger equation the Planck constant  implicitly denounces the presence of spin.
Spin and Madelung fluid
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