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con·dem·na·tion

 (kŏn′dĕm-nā′shən)
n.
1.
a. The act of condemning.
b. The state of being condemned.
2. Severe reproof; strong censure.
3. A reason or occasion for condemning.

con•dem•na•tion

(ˌkɒn dɛmˈneɪ ʃən, -dəm-)

n.
1. the act of condemning, esp. by law.
2. the state of being condemned.
3. strong censure.
4. a reason for condemning.
[1350–1400; Middle English (< Middle French) < Latin]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.condemnation - an expression of strong disapproval; pronouncing as wrong or morally culpable; "his uncompromising condemnation of racism"
disapproval - the expression of disapproval
animadversion, censure - harsh criticism or disapproval
demonisation, demonization - to represent as diabolically evil; "the demonization of our enemies"
2.condemnation - (law) the act of condemning (as land forfeited for public use) or judging to be unfit for use (as a food product or an unsafe building)
disapproval - the act of disapproving or condemning
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
3.condemnation - an appeal to some supernatural power to inflict evil on someone or some group
denouncement, denunciation - a public act of denouncing
anathema - a formal ecclesiastical curse accompanied by excommunication
imprecation, malediction - the act of calling down a curse that invokes evil (and usually serves as an insult); "he suffered the imprecations of the mob"
4.condemnation - the condition of being strongly disapproved of; "he deserved nothing but condemnation"
condition, status - a state at a particular time; "a condition (or state) of disrepair"; "the current status of the arms negotiations"
5.condemnation - (criminal law) a final judgment of guilty in a criminal case and the punishment that is imposed; "the conviction came as no surprise"
final decision, final judgment - a judgment disposing of the case before the court; after the judgment (or an appeal from it) is rendered all that remains is to enforce the judgment
murder conviction - conviction for murder
rape conviction - conviction for rape
robbery conviction - conviction for robbery
criminal law - the body of law dealing with crimes and their punishment

condemnation

noun denunciation, blame, censure, disapproval, reproach, stricture, reproof, reprobation, denouncement There was widespread condemnation of Saturday's killings.

condemnation

noun
A comment expressing fault:
Informal: pan.
Slang: knock.
Translations
شَجْب ، اسْتِنكار، إدانَه
odsouzení
fordømmelse
megbélyegzés
fordæming; dómur
obsodba
ayıplamakınamalânetleme

condemnation

[ˌkɒndemˈneɪʃən] N (= sentencing) → condena f; (= censure) → censura f

condemnation

[ˌkɒndɛmˈneɪʃən] n (= criticism) → condamnation f

condemnation

n
Verurteilung f; (fig also)Verdammung f; what a condemnationwas für ein Armutszeugnis
(of slums, ship)Kondemnation f (spec); the new council was responsible for the immediate condemnation of some of the old city slumsdie neue Stadtverwaltung war dafür verantwortlich, dass einige der alten Slums sofort auf die Abrissliste kamen
(US Jur) → Beschlagnahme f; (of land)Enteignung f

condemnation

[ˌkɒndɛmˈneɪʃn] ncondanna

condemn

(kənˈdem) verb
1. to criticize as morally wrong or evil. Everyone condemned her for being cruel to her child.
2. to sentence to (a punishment). She was condemned to death.
3. to declare (a building) to be unfit to use. These houses have been condemned.
condemnation (kondemˈneiʃən) noun
condemned cell
a cell for a prisoner under sentence of death.
References in classic literature ?
The young men who belonged to the Progressive Euchre Club used to drop in late and risk a tiff with their sweethearts and general condemnation for a waltz with `the hired girls.
But, in after days, when the frenzy of that hideous epoch had subsided, it was remembered how loudly Colonel Pyncheon had joined in the general cry, to purge the land from witchcraft; nor did it fail to be whispered, that there was an invidious acrimony in the zeal with which he had sought the condemnation of Matthew Maule.
It may seem marvellous that, with the world before her -- kept by no restrictive clause of her condemnation within the limits of the Puritan settlement, so remote and so obscure -- free to return to her birth-place, or to any other European land, and there hide her character and identity under a new exterior, as completely as if emerging into another state of being -- and having also the passes of the dark, inscrutable forest open to her, where the wildness of her nature might assimilate itself with a people whose customs and life were alien from the law that had condemned her -- it may seem marvellous that this woman should still call that place her home, where, and where only, she must needs be the type of shame.
On the contrary it was a relief to her, to be spared the communication of what would give such affliction to them, and to be saved likewise from hearing that condemnation of Edward, which would probably flow from the excess of their partial affection for herself, and which was more than she felt equal to support.
In every line of the narrative he had heard, he had heard his condemnation.
Wickfield, putting out his hands, as if to deprecate my condemnation.
They were mostly of a felonious character; comprising the pen with which a celebrated forgery had been committed, a distinguished razor or two, some locks of hair, and several manuscript confessions written under condemnation - upon which Mr.
The Grand Master had collected the suffrages, and now in a solemn tone demanded of Rebecca what she had to say against the sentence of condemnation, which he was about to pronounce.
The accused merchant saw by this time that his condemnation was certain, and tried to allege something in his defence.
The Emperor was inflexible both to the entreaties of his daughter and the tears of his grand-children, and all that could be obtained of him was that the sentence should be mollified, and changed into a condemnation to be hanged.
There are many reasons why I am not grieved, O men of Athens, at the vote of condemnation.
That your friends will be driven into exile and deprived of citizenship, or will lose their property, is tolerably certain; and you yourself, if you fly to one of the neighbouring cities, as, for example, Thebes or Megara, both of which are well governed, will come to them as an enemy, Socrates, and their government will be against you, and all patriotic citizens will cast an evil eye upon you as a subverter of the laws, and you will confirm in the minds of the judges the justice of their own condemnation of you.