Part of speech: noun

Destruction; eternal death; hell.

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Usage examples "perdition":

  1. Perdition seize me, but I'll marry her! - "The Comedies of Terence", Publius Terentius Afer.
  2. A deadly blight had met her at the very threshold of existence; and the wretchedness of her mother seemed a heavy weight fastened on her innocent neck, to drag her down to perdition. - "Maria The Wrongs of Woman", Mary Wollstonecraft.
  3. The cry is for the indulgence of some fiery passion for an hour, and then, perdition! - "Ideala", Sarah Grand.