Definition for PER-DI'TION

PER-DI'TION, n. [L. perditio, from perdo, to lose, to ruin. Qu. per and do, or Gr. περθω.]

  1. Entire loss or ruin; utter destruction; as, the perdition of the Turkish fleet. – Shak. [In this sense, the word is now nearly or wholly obsolete.]
  2. The utter loss of the soul or of final happiness in a future state; future misery or eternal death. The impenitent sinner is condemned to final perdition. If we reject the truth, we seal our own perdition. – J. M. Mason.
  3. Loss. [Not used.] – Shak.

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