Condemned
Condemned Con*demned", a. 1. Pronounced to be wrong, guilty, worthless, or forfeited; adjudged or sentenced to punishment, destruction, or confiscation. [1913 Webster]

2. Used for condemned persons. [1913 Webster]

Richard Savage . . . had lain with fifty pounds weight of irons on his legs in the condemned ward of Newgate. --Macaulay. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Condemned — Condemned: Criminal Origins Entwickler: Monolith Productions Verleger: Sega Publikation: 15. November 2005 …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Condemned — Condemned: Criminal Origins Condemned : Criminal Origins Éditeur Sega Développeur Monolith Productions Concepteur …   Wikipédia en Français

  • condemned — index blameful, blameworthy, dilapidated Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • condemned — (adj.) 1540s, found guilty, at fault, pp. adjective from CONDEMN (Cf. condemn). Of property, found unfit for use, from 1798 …   Etymology dictionary

  • Condemned — Condemn Con*demn , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Condemned}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Condemning} (? or ?).] [L. condemnare; con + damnare to condemn: cf. F. condamner. See {Damn}.] 1. To pronounce to be wrong; to disapprove of; to censure. [1913 Webster] Condemn …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • condemned — [[t]kənde̱md[/t]] 1) ADJ A condemned man or woman is going to be executed. ...prison officers who had sat with the condemned man during his last days. 2) ADJ A condemned building is in such a bad condition that it is not safe to live in, and so… …   English dictionary

  • condemned — con|demned [kənˈdemd] adj [only before noun] 1.) a condemned person is going to be punished by being killed 2.) a condemned building is officially not safe to live in or use …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • condemned — con|demned [ kən demd ] adjective 1. ) a condemned prisoner is waiting to be killed for their crime 2. ) a condemned building is in very bad condition and is going to be destroyed …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • condemned — UK [kənˈdemd] / US adjective 1) a condemned prisoner is waiting to be killed for their crime 2) a condemned building is in very bad condition and is going to be destroyed …   English dictionary

  • condemned — adj. Condemned is used with these nouns: ↑building, ↑man, ↑prisoner …   Collocations dictionary

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