denunciation

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n denunciation a public act of denouncing
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Denunciation Proclamation; announcement; a publishing. "Public . . . denunciation of banns before marriage."
    • Denunciation That by which anything is denounced; threat of evil; public menace or accusation; arraignment. "Uttering bold denunciations of ecclesiastical error."
    • Denunciation The act of denouncing; public menace or accusation; the act of inveighing against, stigmatizing, or publicly arraigning; arraignment.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n denunciation The act of denouncing or announcing; announcement; publication; proclamation; annunciation: as, a faithful denunciation of the gospel.
    • n denunciation Solemn or formal declaration accompanied with a menace: a declaration of intended evil; proclamation of a threat; a public menace: as, a denunciation of war or of wrath.
    • n denunciation In Scots law, the act by which a person who has disobeyed the charge given on letters of horning is outlawed or proclaimed a rebel.
    • n denunciation In civil law, accusation against one of a crime before a public prosecuting officer.
    • n denunciation The act of denouncing a treaty.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • ns Denunciation (-shi-ā′-, or -si-ā′-) any formal declaration: act of denouncing: a threat
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Quotations

  • Logan Pearsall Smith
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    “The denunciation of the young is a necessary part of the hygiene of older people, and greatly assists the circulation of their blood.”

Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. denuntiatio, -ciatio,

Usage

In literature:

He neither defended Marsham, nor did he join in Lady Felton's denunciations.
"The Testing of Diana Mallory" by Mrs. Humphry Ward
Its production brought upon the author a storm of furious denunciation.
"Library Of The World's Best Literature, Ancient And Modern, Vol. 5" by Various
Paul looked genuinely distressed, joining him in denunciation of Prentiss and uttering such bits of consolation as occurred to him.
"Behind the Line" by Ralph Henry Barbour
A denunciation of Popery, Prelacy, and Erastianism.
"Sketches of the Covenanters" by J. C. McFeeters
But Don Marquis's mind has two yolks (to use one of his favourite denunciations).
"Shandygaff" by Christopher Morley
As she traveled she left in her wake a pyrotechnic display of elocutionary denunciation.
"Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great, Vol. 2 of 14" by Elbert Hubbard
And if they be not both of one church, the plaintiff must make his denunciation to the church where the defendant is.
"The Divine Right of Church Government" by Sundry Ministers Of Christ Within The City Of London
Men can only join in a chorus of praise, even if it is the praise of denunciation.
"Varied Types" by G. K. Chesterton
In Ireland there was fierce denunciation.
"John Redmond's Last Years" by Stephen Gwynn
In attack and denunciation he was terrible.
"The History of the Great Irish Famine of 1847 (3rd ed.) (1902)" by John O'Rourke
But, in those appeals, there was no word of allusion to the storm of calumny and denunciation then raging against them.
"The Felon's Track" by Michael Doheny
They have stifled her denunciations in a prison-cell.
"A Handbook to the Works of Browning (6th ed.)" by Mrs. Sutherland Orr
One shrivelled arm was lifted in denunciation; the other pressed a shapeless bundle to her empty breasts.
"Far to Seek" by Maud Diver
Yet how often do we come across, in English books, denunciations of the deeds of plunder done by the French in Spain and Portugal!
"The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 12, No. 72, October, 1863" by Various
No one was louder in his denunciation of the treacherous course of the Rev.
"The Strength of Gideon and Other Stories" by Paul Laurence Dunbar
Then followed his denunciation in the presence of several admirers, after which he had not seen her again until the night before.
"Miss Caprice" by St. George Rathborne
That is his strong denunciation of Vaccination.
"Alfred Russel Wallace: Letters and Reminiscences Vol 2 (of 2)" by James Marchant
All the saloons that night were crowded, and loud denunciation of capital was indulged in by the strike leaders.
"The Harris-Ingram Experiment" by Charles E. Bolton
The clergy became a powerful class, dominant through their learning and their fearful denunciations of the faithless.
"History of the United States" by Charles A. Beard and Mary R. Beard
Impeach = kulpigi, denunci.
"English-Esperanto Dictionary" by John Charles O'Connor and Charles Frederic Hayes
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In news:

Romney delivered his scathing denunciation of the president's policies.
Obama's Risky Denunciation Of Rev.
Shock, Sympathy And Denunciation Of US Gun Laws.
Daughter's Denunciation of Historian Roils Mormon Church.
CAIRO — An ultraconservative Islamist whose denunciations of American power have helped propel him to the front of Egypt's presidential race appears to have been tripped up by his own American connections.
The Religious Left joins in the denunciations -- without knowing too much about the story.
The denunciations of the Zionist war machine seemed to be going smoothly–until Jerusalem's air raid sirens were triggered by an incoming Hamas rocket.
So at the end of yet another ho-hum overwrought denunciation of his ideological foes as nutty theocratic extremists, Andrew Sullivan looks into his crystal ball and sees a civil war coming in the aftermath of an Obama loss.
Milovan Djilas, the Yugoslav Communist revolutionary whose denunciation of his former comrades in 1957 as a privileged and self-serving "new class" became an early banner of dissidents and anti-Communists, died in Belgrade yesterday.
A rebuttal of recent denunciations of the classic Chronicles of Narnia as racist, misogynist, "poisonous" works.
Over the noisy protests of hundreds of union members, and despite angry denunciations from Democrats, the Republican majority in Lansing has pushed controversial "right to Work" bills through the Michigan House and Senate.
Two years ago, Denise Dennis delivered a dramatic denunciation of Marcellus Shale natural gas development at a Philadelphia City Council hearing.
What the Green Party 's denunciation of Hassig means for Nov 6.
Günter Grass's poem 'What Must Be Said' is many things, but it is not a blanket denunciation of Israel.
The denunciations of the Zionist war machine seemed to be going smoothly–until Jerusalem 's air raid sirens were triggered by an incoming Hamas rocket.
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In science:

Sq (A + B ) = Sq (A) + Sq (B ) + (1 − q)Sq (A)Sq (B ), from which the denunciation non-extensive comes.
Random matrix theory for mixed regular-chaotic dynamics in the super-extensive regime
This was explicitly checked for n = 4 in , moreover the difference between abelian and non-abelian Wilson averages for n = 6, involved into denunciation of BDS conjecture in [40, 41], is also shown to possess this symmetry.
Alday-Maldacena duality and AdS Plateau problem
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