- 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 of denouncing
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.