perdition n

ME < OFr perdiciun < L. perděre, make away with, destroy, lose.

  1. Hell; the netherworld; the pit of despair; [fig.] depression; doom; dread.
  2. Destruction; death; loss of the soul; the depths of Hades.
  3. Satan; Lucifer; diabolic logic; devilish cunning.
  4. Condemnation; damnation; guilt; being caught in the act.
  5. Sin; transgression; intemperance; debauchery; indulgence; revelry.