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condemnatory

[kuh n-dem-nuh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee] /kənˈdɛm nəˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i/
adjective
1.
serving to condemn.
Origin
1555-1565
1555-65; condemnat(ion) + -ory1
Related forms
self-condemnatory, adjective
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  • The first and second parts of this seemingly condemnatory quote are separated by more than six pages of text in the article cited.
British Dictionary definitions for condemnatory

condemnatory

/ˌkɒndɛmˈneɪtərɪ; kənˈdɛmnətərɪ; -trɪ/
adjective
1.
expressing strong disapproval or censure
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Word Origin and History for condemnatory
adj.

late 16c., from Latin condemnat-, past participle stem of condemnare (see condemn) + -ory.

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