Definition of condemnation in English:


Syllabification: con·dem·na·tion
Pronunciation: /ˌkändemˈnāSHən, -dəm-


  • 2The action of condemning someone to a punishment; sentencing.
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    • All the time he was under condemnation at Newgate he seemed only to meditate on making his escape.
    • As a result, they repeatedly solicited papal bulls condemning Jansenist works, and persecuted priests who refused formally to accept the condemnations.
    • Condemnation of the serial killer has been matched by criticism of the ineffective work of the local police and school headmasters.

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