KJV Dictionary Definition: perdition


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.