Definition of predamn in US English:

predamn

verb

rare
  • with object To damn or condemn in advance.

Origin

Early 17th century; earliest use found in Francis White (d. 1638), bishop of Ely. From classical Latin praedamnāre to condemn in advance, in post-classical Latin also specifically with reference to divine judgement (late 2nd cent. in Tertullian) from prae- + damnāre.

Pronunciation

predamn

/priːˈdam/