- 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.
Origin of denunciationMiddle English denunciacioun ; from Classical Latin denuntiatio ; from denuntiatus, past participle of denuntiare, to announce, denounce ; from de-, intensive + nuntiare, announce
- 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 d&emacron;n&umacron;ntiati&omacron;, d&emacron;n&umacron;ntiati&omacron;n-, from d&emacron;n&umacron;ntiatus, past participle of d&emacron;n&umacron;ntiare, 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.