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condemnatory

Line breaks: con|dem|na¦tory
Pronunciation: /ˌkɒndəmˈneɪt(ə)ri
 
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Definition of condemnatory in English:

adjective

Expressing strong disapproval; censorious: condemnatory statements
More example sentences
  • These references, however critical, are never wholly condemnatory.
  • Nothing works them into a condemnatory lather more quickly.
  • ‘Their faces were white and they were very condemnatory of our lack of objectivity and fairness,’ Mr. Carter said.
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