Perdition

Per*di"tion

(?), n. [F., fr. L. perditio, fr. perdere, perditum, to ruin, to lose; per (cf. Skr. par away) + -dere (only in comp.) to put; akin to Gr. , E. do. See Do.] 1. Entire loss; utter destruction; ruin; esp., the utter loss of the soul, or of final happiness in a future state; future misery or eternal death.
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The mere perdition of the Turkish fleet.
Shak.
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If we reject the truth, we seal our own perdition.
J. M. Mason.
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2. Loss of diminution. [Obs.] Shak.
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