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Condemn

Con`demn´
v. t.1.To pronounce to be wrong; to disapprove of; to censure.
[imp. & p. p. Condemned ; p. pr. & vb. n. Condemning (? or ).]
Wilt thou condemn him that is most just?
- Job xxxiv. 17.
2.To declare the guilt of; to make manifest the faults or unworthiness of; to convict of guilt.
3.To pronounce a judicial sentence against; to sentence to punishment, suffering, or loss; to doom; - with to before the penalty.
And they shall condemn him to death.
- Matt. xx. 18.
No flocks that range the valley free,
To slaughter I condemn.
- Goldsmith.
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.
Verb1.condemn - express strong disapproval of; "We condemn the racism in South Africa"; "These ideas were reprobated"
2.condemn - declare or judge unfit; "The building was condemned by the inspector"
3.condemn - compel or force into a particular state or activity; "His devotion to his sick wife condemned him to a lonely existence"
4.condemn - demonstrate the guilt of (someone); "Her strange behavior condemned her"
5.condemn - pronounce a sentence on (somebody) in a court of law; "He was condemned to ten years in prison"
Synonyms: sentence, doom
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