Damnation is the act of damning, which is a lot like condemning. Damnation dooms people.

In many religious traditions, when someone is damned, it means they are doomed to suffer horribly in hell forever. Damnation, therefore, is the action of sending someone to hell. However, this word can refer to other forms of being condemned. Being sentenced to prison is a type of damnation. Being disgraced in public is a type of damnation. Anything that dooms you is damnation of a sort. Often, damnation comes from our own actions.

Definitions of damnation

n the state of being condemned to eternal punishment in Hell

eternal damnation
fire and brimstone
(Old Testament) God's means of destroying sinners
Type of:
the way something is with respect to its main attributes

n the act of damning

Type of:
denouncement, denunciation
a public act of denouncing

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