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Definition of "condemnation" []

  • The act of condemning. (noun)
  • The state of being condemned. (noun)
  • Severe reproof; strong censure. (noun)
  • A reason or occasion for condemning. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "condemnation" in a sentence
  • "So they may well hear, you know, at least the condemnation from the Chinese government, go online, look him up, find out more about "Charter 08" and get informed."
  • "Retrospective condemnation is easy — this was a largely anti-Semitic population that had embraced the psychological and material benefits bestowed by a homicidal regime, and that remained inert in the face of what we now call genocide."
  • "The release of the Afghanistan documents in July led to sharp words of condemnation from the Pentagon, which accused the website of endangering the lives of Afghans who had aided the U.S. and exposing U.S. sources and methods."