Perdition Definition

The loss of the soul; damnation.
Webster's New World
Complete and irreparable loss; ruin.
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Origin of Perdition

  • Middle English perdicion from Old French from Late Latin perditiō perditiōn- from Latin perditus past participle of perdere to lose per- per- dare to give dō- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Old French perdiciun, from Late Latin perditio, from Latin perdo (“I destroy, I lose").

    From Wiktionary

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