condemnatory


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con·demn

 (kən-dĕm′)
tr.v. con·demned, con·demn·ing, con·demns
1. To express strong disapproval of: condemned the needless waste of food. See Synonyms at criticize.
2. To pronounce judgment against; sentence: condemned the felons to prison.
3. To judge or declare to be unfit for use or consumption, usually by official order: condemn an old building.
4. To force (someone) to experience, endure, or do something: "Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it" (George Santayana).
5. To lend credence to or provide evidence for an adverse judgment against: were condemned by their actions.
6. Law To appropriate (property) for public use.

[Middle English condemnen, from Old French condemner, from Latin condemnāre : com-, intensive pref.; see com- + damnāre, to sentence (from damnum, penalty).]

con·dem′na·ble (-dĕm′nə-bəl) adj.
con·dem′na·to′ry (-nə-tôr′ē) adj.
con·demn′er (-dĕm′ər), con·dem′nor (-dĕm′ər, -dĕm-nôr′) n.

condemnatory

(ˌkɒndɛmˈneɪtərɪ; kənˈdɛmnətərɪ; -trɪ)
adj
expressing strong disapproval or censure
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.condemnatory - containing or imposing condemnation or censure; "a condemnatory decree"
inculpative, inculpatory - causing blame to be imputed to

condemnatory

adjective critical, accusing, disapproving, scathing, censorious, accusatory, proscriptive He was justified in some of his condemnatory outbursts.
Translations

condemnatory

[ˌkɒndemˈneɪtərɪ] ADJcondenatorio

condemnatory

[ˌkɒndɛmˈneɪtəri kənˈdɛmnətəri] adjréprobateur/trice

condemnatory

adjaburteilend; frownmissbilligend; criticismverdammend; conclusionvernichtend
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