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Definition of Condemn

Babylon English Dictionary

denounce; convict, declare guilty
Condemn Definition from Arts & Humanities Dictionaries & Glossaries
English-Latin Online Dictionary
contemno, reprobo
Condemn Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
(v. t.)
To pronounce to be wrong; to disapprove of; to censure.
  
(v. t.)
To pronounce a judicial sentence against; to sentence to punishment, suffering, or loss; to doom; -- with to before the penalty.
  
(v. t.)
To doom to be taken for public use, under the right of eminent domain.
  
(v. t.)
To declare the guilt of; to make manifest the faults or unworthiness of; to convict of guilt.
  
(v. t.)
To amerce or fine; -- with in before the penalty.
  
(v. t.)
To adjudge or pronounce to be unfit for use or service; to adjudge or pronounce to be forfeited; as, the ship and her cargo were condemned.
  
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913), edited by Noah Porter. About
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condemn
\con*demn"\ (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. condemned (?); p. pr. & vb. n. condemning (? or &?;).] [l. condemnare; con- + damnare to condemn: cf. f. condamner. see damn.]
1. to pronounce to be wrong; to disapprove of; to censure. condemn the fault, and not the actor of it! why, every fault's condemned ere it be done. wilt thou condemn him that is most just? v. 17.
2. to declare the guilt of; to make manifest the faults or unworthiness of; to convict of guilt. the queen of the south shall rise up in the judgment with this generation, and shall condemn it. xii. 42.
3. to pronounce a judicial sentence against; to sentence to punishment, suffering, or loss; to doom; -- with to before the penalty. driven out from bliss, condemned in this abhorred deep to utter woe. to each his sufferings; all are men, condemned alike to groan. and they shall condemn him to death. xx. 18. the thief condemned, in law already dead. no flocks that range the valley free, to slaughter i condemn.
4. to amerce or fine; -- with in before the penalty. the king of egypt condemned the land in a hundred talents of silver. --2 cron. xxxvi. 3.
5. to adjudge or pronounce to be unfit for use or service; to adjudge or pronounce to be forfeited; as, the ship and her cargo were condemned.
6. (law) to doom to be taken for public use, under the right of eminent domain.

JM Welsh <=> English Dictionary
Argolli = v. to lose; to condemn
Barnu = v. to judge, to condemn
Collfarnu = to condemn
GLOSSARY OF ESOTERIC WORDS
1.to find fault with
2.CONVICT
3.SENTENCE,DOOM
4.adjudge unfit for use or consumption
5. declare convertible to public use under the right of eminent domain
6.Compel or force into a particular state or activity
USAGE NOTE:Condemn denotes the pronouncement of harshly adverse judgment.
EG:Secretary Powell should seek an Arab statement that categorically condemns suicide bombing even if it reserves the right of the Palestinians to resist the occupation and the settlements(Moral Duty, National Interest By ZBIGNIEW BRZEZINSKI)
EG:There was something about him which
made one feel at once (and it was so all his life afterwards) that he did not care to be a judge of others that he would never take it upon himself to criticise and would never condemn anyone for anything(THE BROTHERS KARAMAZOV by Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoevsky translated by Constance Garnett)

EG:I feel that you're the only creature
in the world who has not condemned me. My dear boy, I feel it, you know. I can't help feeling it."(THE BROTHERS KARAMAZOV by Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoevsky translated by Constance Garnett)
EG:Amman's discoveries are certainly of a much greater value; he has freed men from the instinct to which they seemed to be condemned, and has given them ideas, intelligence, or in a word, a soul which they would never have had. What greater power than this! (Man a Machine Julien Offray de La Mettrie)

EG:
He condemned Abogin and his wife and Paptchinsky and all who lived in rosy, subdued light among sweet perfumes, and all the way home he hated and despised them till his head ached.(ENEMIES by Anton Chekhov)



WordNet 2.0

Verb
1. express strong disapproval of; "We condemn the racism in South Africa"; "These ideas were reprobated"
(synonym) reprobate, decry, objurgate, excoriate
(hypernym) denounce
(derivation) condemnation
2. declare or judge unfit; "The building was condemned by the inspector"
(hypernym) declare
(hyponym) boo, hiss
(entail) judge
(derivation) condemnation
3. compel or force into a particular state or activity; "His devotion to his sick wife condemned him to a lonely existence"
(hypernym) compel, oblige, obligate
4. demonstrate the guilt of (someone); "Her strange behavior condemned her"
(hypernym) attest, certify, manifest, demonstrate, evidence
(hyponym) attaint
(derivation) condemnation
5. pronounce a sentence on (somebody) in a court of law; "He was condemned to ten years in prison"
(synonym) sentence, doom
(hypernym) declare
(hyponym) foredoom
(entail) convict
(derivation) condemnation
(classification) law, jurisprudence
Condemn Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
Wikipedia English - The Free Encyclopedia
Condemnation or condemned may refer to:
  • Damnation, the antithesis of salvation
  • The Condemnations of 1210–1277, a series of condemnations or restrictions on certain medieval teachings at the University of Paris
  • in property law, the process by which a public entity exercises its powers of eminent domain
  • Condemned (film), a 1929 film that earned Ronald Colman an Academy Award nomination
  • The Condemned, a 2007 film
  • , a psychological horror video game and its sequel Condemned 2: Bloodshot
  • Condemned (Stargate Atlantis), an episode of the television series Stargate Atlantis
  • Condemnation (song), a 1993 song by Depeche Mode
  • Condemnation (novel), a 2003 fantasy novel by Richard Baker
  • Condemned (band), a death metal band from Belfast, Northern Ireland
  • A song from Penetrations from the Lost World (reissue), by Dimension Zero
  • A song from A Sense of Purpose by In Flames
  • A song from The Powerless Rise by As I Lay Dying

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Condemn Definition from Law Dictionaries & Glossaries
Law Dictionary
1. To take private property for public use, such as the building of ahighway, with or without consent but for just compensation. 2. To declarelegally useless or unfit for habitation, as an unsafe building. 3. To sentenceto death a person convicted of a capital offense.
Condemn Definition from Entertainment & Music Dictionaries & Glossaries
English - Klingon
v. qIch