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PERDI'TION, n. L. perditio, from perdo, to lose, to ruin.

1. Entire loss or ruin utter destruction as the perdition of the Turkish fleet.

In this sense, the word is now nearly or wholly obsolete.

2. The utter loss of the soul or of final happiness in a future state future misery or eternal death. The impenitent sinner is condemned to final perdition.

If we reject the truth, we seal our own perdition.

3. Loss. Not used.

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The unabridged 1828 version of this dictionary in the SwordSearcher Bible Software.

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Entry for 'Perdition'. King James Dictionary.

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