perdition

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle English perdicioun, from Old French perdiciun, from Late Latin perditio, from Latin perdo (I destroy, I lose).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /pɜː(ɹ).ˈdɪ.ʃən/
  • Hyphenation: per‧di‧tion
  • Rhymes: -ɪʃən
  • (file)

NounEdit

perdition (countable and uncountable, plural perditions)

  1. Eternal damnation.
  2. Hell.
  3. Absolute ruin.

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French perdiciun, borrowed from Late Latin perditio, perditionem, from Latin perdo.

PronunciationEdit

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Particularly: "To keep any phrase-book as tame as is needed"

NounEdit

perdition f (plural perditions)

  1. perdition

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