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From Middle English condempnacioun, from Latin condemnātiō, condemnātiōnem.



condemnation (countable and uncountable, plural condemnations)

  1. The act of condemning or pronouncing to be wrong.
    Synonyms: censure, blame, disapprobation
    Antonym: praise
  2. The act of judicially condemning, or adjudging guilty, unfit for use, or forfeited; the act of dooming to punishment or forfeiture.
    Antonym: acquittal
  3. The state of being condemned.
  4. The ground or reason of condemning.
    Antonyms: acquittal, justification
  5. The process by which a public entity exercises its powers of eminent domain.


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