early 15c., "act of declaring or stating something," from Latin denuntiationem (nominative denuntiatio), noun of action from past participle stem of denuntiare (see denounce). Meaning "a charge" is mid-15c.
1. He has been scathing in his denunciation of corrupt and incompetent politicians.
2. The denunciation was made on the basis of second-hand information.
3. an angry denunciation of the government's policies
4. We were amazed to hear the witness's denunciation of the accused.
5. They are in danger of denunciation by Madame Defarge.