From Middle English condempnacioun, from Latin condemnātiō, condemnātiōnem.
- (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˌkɒndɛmˈneɪʃən/, /ˌkɒndəmˈneɪʃən/
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- (General American) IPA(key): /ˌkɑndəmˈneɪʃən/
- Rhymes: -eɪʃən
condemnation (countable and uncountable, plural condemnations)
- The act of condemning or pronouncing to be wrong.
- 2022 January 12, Nigel Harris, “Comment: Unhappy start to 2022”, in RAIL, number 948, page 3:
- As for the IRP, Secretary of State Grant Shapps continues to peddle snake oil, smoke and mirrors. His reaction to near-universal IRP condemnation from politicians, local and national media, and all but a few rail specialists was to dismiss the lot of us (in the condescending and patronising tone we have now come to expect) as "critics and naysayers".
- Synonyms: censure, blame, disapprobation
- Antonym: praise
- The act of judicially condemning, or adjudging guilty, unfit for use, or forfeited; the act of dooming to punishment or forfeiture.
- Antonym: acquittal
- The state of being condemned.
- The ground or reason of condemning.
- Antonyms: acquittal, justification
- The process by which a public entity exercises its powers of eminent domain.
act of condemning or pronouncing to be wrong
act of judicially condemning, or adjudging guilty
state of being condemned
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