[dih-nuhn-see-eyt, -shee-]See more synonyms on Thesaurus.comverb (used with or without object), de·nun·ci·at·ed, de·nun·ci·at·ing.
- to denounce; condemn openly.
Origin of denunciate
Related formsde·nun·ci·a·ble, adjectivede·nun·ci·a·tor, nounnon·de·nun·ci·at·ing, adjectiveun·de·nun·ci·at·ed, adjective
First recorded in 1585–95, denunciate
is from the Latin
(past participle of dēnuntiāre
to declare). See denounce
Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018British Dictionary definitions for denunciate
Derived Formsdenunciator, noundenunciatory, adjective
- (tr) to condemn; denounce
C16: from Latin dēnuntiāre; see denounce
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Word Origin and History for denunciate
1590s, from Latin denunciatus, past participle of denuntiare (see denounce). The same word as denounce, but directly from Latin. Not widely used except in its noun form, denunciation.
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