incondign

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Adjective derived from the French word condign, meaning wholly worthy or fitting.

Adjective[edit]

incondign (comparative more incondign, superlative most incondign)

  1. (chiefly of punishment) inappropriate or disproportionate; be it excessively harsh or lenient.
    • 1977, Stephen R. Donaldson, Lord Foul’s Bane, page 306
      “The hawk was ill, incondign, a thing created by wrong for purposes of wrong — bent away from its birth by a power that dared to warp nature.”

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