Definition of Damnatory

1. Adjective. Threatening with damnation.

Exact synonyms: Damning
Similar to: Inculpative, Inculpatory
Derivative terms: Damn



Definition of Damnatory

1. a. Dooming to damnation; condemnatory.

Definition of Damnatory

1. Adjective. containing a sentence of condemnation ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Damnatory

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Damnatory

damn it
damn skippy
damn straight
damn the torpedoes
damn well
damn with faint praise
damn your eyes
damn your hide
damnability
damnable
damnableness
damnablenesses
damnably
damnation
damnations
damnatory (current term)
damndest
damndests
damned
damned if one does and damned if one doesn't
damned well
damneder
damnedest
damnedests
damner
damners
damnest
damnfool
damnific

Literary usage of Damnatory

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1. A History of American Literature .. by Moses Coit Tyler (1890)
"... characteristics—His frankness in damnatory preaching—Total depravity —Formalism—Need of Christ—The versatility and pathos of his appeals. III. ..."

2. Tracts in Controversy with Bishop Horsley by Joseph Priestley (1815)
"Of the damnatory Clause in the Athanasian Creed. MY LORD, oo ready is your Lordship to charge me with the grossest ignorance, that you most egregiously ..."

3. Defences of Unitarianism for the Year 1786- by Joseph Priestley (1788)
"Of the damnatory ... as an anathema and " an article of faith, which he conceives the damnatory ... and that this damnatory ..."

4. Lux Mundi: A Series of Studies in the Religion of the Incarnation by Charles Gore (1890)
"It may, perhaps, be a matter of prudence to refer for a moment to what are called the ' damnatory clauses' of the Athanasian Creed; though it would not be ..."

5. A History of American Literature During the Colonial Time by Moses Coit Tyler (1879)
"... an orator—His published writings—Literary characteristics—His frankness in damnatory preaching—Total depravity —Formalism—Need of Christ—The versatility ..."

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