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- adj. Having received a curse to be doomed to suffer eternally.
- adj. Having been sharply scolded.
- adj. Adjudged or sentenced to punishment, destruction, or confiscation.
- adj. Officially marked uninhabitable.
- n. A person sentenced to death.
- v. Simple past tense and past participle of condemn.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Pronounced to be wrong, guilty, worthless, or forfeited; adjudged or sentenced to punishment, destruction, or confiscation.
- adj. Used for condemned persons.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Under condemnation or sentence; doomed: applied to persons: as, a condemned murderer.
- Adjudged to be unfit, unwholesome, dangerous, forfeited, etc.: applied to things: as, a condemned building; condemned provisions.
- Damned: a term of mitigated profanity.
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The sin condemned is bearing false witness against our neighbour, either in judgment or in common conversation, contrary to the law of the ninth commandment.
Of course, "mankind" is a term condemned by the Ivy League today on many levels; instead, we have been split into infinitely small victimized niches for deconstructive study.
On Friday, Pentagon officials again condemned WikiLeaks 'decision to distribute the Iraq documents.
McCain condemned any violence but bristled at the suggestion that her use of such violent imagery was inappropriate in light of the atmosphere of threats against lawmakers.
As Behr calls on old street contacts and his hard-boiled investigative skills, he is led deeper into a twisted society of organized crime and an unknown landscape of "pea-shake" houseslow-rent, transient gambling rings staged in condemned buildings around the city.
The Rev. Jeremiah A. Wright Jr. appears to be off limits after McCain condemned the North Carolina Republican Party in April for an ad that linked Obama to his former pastor, saying, “Unfortunately, all I can do is, in as visible a way as possible, disassociate myself from that kind of campaigning.”
NATO again condemned the cowardice of the attack on civilians for the second day in a row.
David Cameron's Tories remain condemned by the bitter memory of the effects of Thatcherism.
John McCain condemned these kinds of attacks in 2004 when he called the Swift Boat Veterans for Truth ‘dishonest and dishonorable.’
(McCain condemned it, though he attacked Obama for his ties to William Ayers, of Weather Underground fame.)
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