condemnable

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EtymologyEdit

condemn +‎ -able

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  • IPA(key): /kənˈdɛm.nə.bəl/

AdjectiveEdit

condemnable (comparative more condemnable, superlative most condemnable)

  1. Deserving of condemnation.
    • 1861, John Stuart Mill, Utilitarianism[1]:
      It is not the fault of any creed, but of the complicated nature of human affairs, [] that hardly any kind of action can safely be laid down as either always obligatory or always condemnable.
    • 2009, January 24, “Charles Mcgrath”, in Surveying the Outer Reaches of Lust[2]:
      He’s got the one issue that’s utterly condemnable, but he was really quite open.

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