Commination



[kom-uh-ney-shuh n] /ˌkɒm əˈneɪ ʃən/

noun
1.
a threat of punishment or vengeance.
2.
a denunciation.
3.
(in the Church of England) a penitential office read on Ash Wednesday in which God’s anger and judgments are proclaimed against sinners.
/ˌkɒmɪˈneɪʃən/
noun
1.
the act or an instance of threatening punishment or vengeance
2.
(Church of England) a recital of prayers, including a list of God’s judgments against sinners, in the office for Ash Wednesday

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