Condemnation

Definition of Condemnation

Con´dem`na´tion
n.1.The act of condemning or pronouncing to be wrong; censure; blame; disapprobation.
In every other sense of condemnation, as blame, censure, reproof, private judgment, and the like.
- Paley.
2.The act of judicially condemning, or adjudging guilty, unfit for use, or forfeited; the act of dooming to punishment or forfeiture.
A legal and judicial condemnation.
- Paley.
Whose condemnation is pronounced.
- Shak.
3.The state of being condemned.
His pathetic appeal to posterity in the hopeless hour of condemnation.
- W. Irving.
4.The ground or reason of condemning.
This is the condemnation, that light is come into the world, and men loved darkness rather light, because their deeds were evil.
- John iii. 19.

Related Words

acquittal, action, anathema, arraignment, award, blame, castigation, censure, consideration, damnation, decision, decree, decrial, deliverance, denouncement, denunciation, determination, diagnosis, dictum, doom, excoriation, finding, flaying, fulmination, fustigation, impeachment, indictment, judgment, landmark decision, order, penalty, pillorying, precedent, prognosis, pronouncement, reprehension, reprobation, resolution, ruling, sentence, skinning alive, stricture, verdict
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