Definition of damnation noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//dæmˈneɪʃn//
; NAmE NAmE//dæmˈneɪʃn//
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the state of being in hell; the act of sending somebody to hell eternal damnation Word OriginMiddle English: via Old French from Latin dam(p)natio(n-), from the verb dam(p)nare ‘inflict loss on’, from damnum ‘loss, damage’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: damnation