Condemnation



[kon-dem-ney-shuh n, -duh m-] /ˌkɒn dɛmˈneɪ ʃən, -dəm-/

noun
1.
the act of .
2.
the state of being .
3.
strong censure; disapprobation; reproof.
4.
a cause or reason for .
5.
U.S. Law. the seizure, as of property, for public use.
n.

late 14c., from Latin condemnationem (nominative condemnatio), noun of action from past participle stem of condemnare (see condemn).

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    [kuh n-dem-nuh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee] /kənˈdɛm nəˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i/ adjective 1. serving to . /ˌkɒndɛmˈneɪtərɪ; kənˈdɛmnətərɪ; -trɪ/ adjective 1. expressing strong disapproval or censure adj. late 16c., from Latin condemnat-, past participle stem of condemnare (see condemn) + -ory.

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    [kuh n-dem] /kənˈdɛm/ verb (used with object) 1. to express an unfavorable or adverse judgment on; indicate strong disapproval of; censure. 2. to pronounce to be guilty; sentence to punishment: to condemn a murderer to life imprisonment. 3. to give grounds or reason for convicting or censuring: His acts condemn him. 4. to judge or […]



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