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Definition of Condemn


  1. To pronounce to be wrong; to disapprove of; to censure.
  2. To declare the guilt of; to make manifest the faults or unworthiness of; to convict of guilt.
  3. To pronounce a judicial sentence against; to sentence to punishment, suffering, or loss; to doom; -- with to before the penalty.
  4. To amerce or fine; -- with in before the penalty.
  5. To adjudge or pronounce to be unfit for use or service; to adjudge or pronounce to be forfeited; as, the ship and her cargo were condemned.
  6. To doom to be taken for public use, under the right of eminent domain.

Condemn Quotations

Any fool can criticize, condemn and complain - and most fools do.
Benjamin Franklin

A person once asked me, in a provocative manner, if I approved of homosexuality. I replied with another question: 'Tell me: when God looks at a gay person, does he endorse the existence of this person with love, or reject and condemn this person?' We must always consider the person.
Pope Francis

Condemn none: if you can stretch out a helping hand, do so. If you cannot, fold your hands, bless your brothers, and let them go their own way.
Swami Vivekananda

It is better to risk saving a guilty man than to condemn an innocent one.

Glorify who you are today, do not condemn who you were yesterday, and dream of who you can be tomorrow.
Neale Donald Walsch
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Condemn Translations

condemn in Dutch is afkeuren
condemn in French is condamnez, condamnent, condamnons, condamner
condemn in German is verurteilen, verurteilen
condemn in Italian is condannare, maledire
condemn in Latin is contemno, reprobo
condemn in Spanish is condenar, condenar
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