Webster 1913 Edition
imp. & p. p.
p. pr. & vb. n.
To make known in a solemn or official manner; to declare; to proclaim (especially an evil).
Denouncingwrath to come.
denounceunto you this day, that ye shall surely perish.
Deut. xxx. 18.
To proclaim in a threatening manner; to threaten by some outward sign or expression.
To point out as deserving of reprehension or punishment, etc.; to accuse in a threatening manner; to invoke censure upon; to stigmatize.
Denouncedfor a heretic.
Sir T. More.
denouncethe immoralities of Julius Cæsar.
Webster 1828 Edition
1.To declare solemnly; to proclaim in a threatening manner; to announce or declare, as a threat.
I denounce to you this day, that ye shall surely perish. Deut. 30.
So we say, to denounce war; to denounce wrath.
2.To threaten by some outward sign, or expression.
His look denounced revenge.
3.To inform against; to accuse; as, to denounce one for neglect of duty.