commination: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (kom"u-nā'shun), [key]
— n.
  1. a threat of punishment or vengeance.
  2. a denunciation.
  3. (in the Church of England) a penitential office read on Ash Wednesday in which God's anger and judgments are proclaimed against sinners.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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