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condemned

Synonyms of condemned in English:

adjective

  • 1 a condemned building condemned meat
    unsafe, dangerous, hazardous, perilous, precarious, insecure, treacherous;
    dilapidated, ramshackle, run down, broken-down, worn out, tumbledown, in (a state of) disrepair, in ruins, ruined, falling to pieces, falling apart;
    rickety, creaky, creaking, decrepit, deteriorating, crumbling, deteriorated;
    neglected, untended, unmaintained, gone to rack and ruin, gone to seed, on its last legs, the worse for wear;
    unhealthy, contaminated, unsound, infected, blighted, unwholesome, septic, rotten, bad
    [Antonyms] safe, in good repair, wholesome
  • 2 condemned prisoners
    damned, doomed, lost, condemned to hell;
    sentenced, convicted, censured, faulted
    literary accursed
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