Origin of denunciationMiddle English denunciacioun from Classical Latin denuntiatio from denuntiatus, past participle of denuntiare, to announce, denounce from de-, intensive + nuntiare, announce
- An example of a denunciation is publicly telling the evil doings of an elected official.
- An example of a denunciation is to send a written notice to students that a previous agreement to honor lower prices for excellent grades is no longer going to be honored.
Denunciation is defined as the act of condemning or accusing in public, or giving formal notice of the end of an agreement.
- The act or an instance of denouncing, especially a public condemnation or censure.
- The reporting of a person to the authorities for possible criminal prosecution.
Origin of denunciationMiddle English denunciacioun from Latin dēnūntiātiō dēnūntiātiōn- from dēnūntiātus past participle of dēnūntiāre to announce ; see denounce .
- de·nun′ci·a′tive de·nun′ci·a·to′ry
- Proclamation; announcement; a publishing.
- The act of denouncing; public menace or accusation; the act of inveighing against, stigmatizing, or publicly arraigning; arraignment.
- That by which anything is denounced; threat of evil; public menace or accusation; arraignment.
- There was an especially bitter denunciation of the Curia by some unknown writer.
- He is passionate in his denunciation of everything which, like mysticism, tries to veil reality.
- The latter successfully repelled Critias' denunciation of treason, but was led away by violence and forced to take poison.
- While governor he was a frequent contributor to the New Jersey Gazette, and in this way he greatly aided the American cause during the war by his denunciation of the enemy and appeals to the patriotism of his countrymen.
- The celebrations are directly traceable to the pagan Saturnalia of ancient Rome, which in spite of the conversion of the Empire to Christianity, and of the denunciation of bishops and ecclesiastical councils, continued to be celebrated by the people on the Kalends of January with all their old licence.