Pronunciation: (dam-nā'shun),[key] —n. 1. the act of damning or the state of being damned.
2. a cause or occasion of being damned.
3. Theol.condemnation to eternal punishment as a consequence of sin.
4. an oath expressing anger, disappointment, etc.
—interj. (used in exclamatory phrases to express anger, disappointment, etc.)