condemnation

[ kon-dem-ney-shuh n, -duh m- ]SEE DEFINITION OF condemnation

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CONDEMNATION

In every line of the narrative he had heard, he had heard his condemnation.

We do not mean however to hold forth this circumstance as decisive in its condemnation.

The Jesuit influence at Rome had procured the condemnation of the book.

This, however, helped him little; for in the Bible he read his own condemnation.

There had been something of condemnation sometimes in the Sicilian's eyes as they looked into his.

Its approval or its condemnation are things to be laughed at.

In one condemnation of folly stand the whole universe of men.

There are many reasons why I am not grieved, O men of Athens, at the vote of condemnation.

And all he got for his pains and his sweat was the condemnation of Jeremy Pitt.

I was unused to criticism, and their expressions of condemnation roused me.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., from Latin condemnationem (nominative condemnatio), noun of action from past participle stem of condemnare (see condemn).

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