perdition definition

  • noun:
    • loss in the heart; endless damnation.
    • Hell: "Him the Almighty Power/Hurl'd headlong . . . /To bottomless perdition, there to dwell” ( John Milton).
    • Archaic Utter damage.
    • Eternal damnation.
    • Hell.
    • Absolute ruin.
    • Entire loss; utter destruction; damage; esp., the complete lack of the soul, or of last happiness in a future state; future misery or endless demise.
    • loss in diminution.
    • whole damage; total destruction.
    • The condition of the lost; the near future condition of the wicked; hell.
    • reduction or diminution.
    • (Christianity) the abode of Satan in addition to causes of evil; in which sinners sustain eternal punishment

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