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condemnation

[kon-dem-ney-shuh n, -duh m-] /ˌkɒn dɛmˈneɪ ʃən, -dəm-/
noun
1.
the act of condemning.
2.
the state of being condemned.
3.
strong censure; disapprobation; reproof.
4.
a cause or reason for condemning.
5.
U.S. Law. the seizure, as of property, for public use.
Origin
1350-1400
1350-1400; Middle English condempnacioun (< Middle French) < Late Latin condemnātiōn- (stem of condemnātiō). See condemn, -ation
Related forms
noncondemnation, noun
recondemnation, noun
self-condemnation, noun
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condemnation

n.

late 14c., from Latin condemnationem (nominative condemnatio), noun of action from past participle stem of condemnare (see condemn).

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