Condemnation Con"dem*na"tion, n. [L. condemnatio.] 1. The act of condemning or pronouncing to be wrong; censure; blame; disapprobation. [1913 Webster]

In every other sense of condemnation, as blame, censure, reproof, private judgment, and the like. --Paley. [1913 Webster]

2. The act of judicially condemning, or adjudging guilty, unfit for use, or forfeited; the act of dooming to punishment or forfeiture. [1913 Webster]

A legal and judicial condemnation. --Paley. [1913 Webster]

Whose condemnation is pronounced. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

3. The state of being condemned. [1913 Webster]

His pathetic appeal to posterity in the hopeless hour of condemnation. --W. Irving. [1913 Webster]

4. The ground or reason of condemning. [1913 Webster]

This is the condemnation, that light is come into the world, and men loved darkness rather light, because their deeds were evil. --John iii. 19. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.


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