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Origin of perdition
Words nearby perdition
Example sentences from the Web for perdition
If “any congregation of men could merit eternal perdition on earth and in hell,” it is the “Company of Loyola.”
Fear that somehow, despite her freedom, she will have to repeat what seemed like endless perdition.
I have no merit; I were justly sent to perdition for my sins; I lie here, perhaps dying.God Wills It!|William Stearns Davis
But then an infinite number of others are destined to perdition, and receive not the grace necessary to eternal salvation.Letters To Eugenia|Paul Henri Thiry Holbach
At that time some of it was Mexican, and more of it was Chinese, and some of it wasn't connected with anything but perdition.The Belted Seas|Arthur Colton
Till that instant the idea of a temptation of the evil one, of the possibility of perdition, had never entered my head.Dream Tales and Prose Poems|Ivan Turgenev
You sent me to Australia to do a certain thing, and you would have flung me to perdition if I had stuck at anything to do it.It Is Never Too Late to Mend|Charles Reade
British Dictionary definitions for perdition
- final and irrevocable spiritual ruin
- this state as one that the wicked are said to be destined to endure for ever