condemn VERB 1) express complete disapproval of. 2) (usu. condemn to) sentence to a punishment, especially death. 3) force (someone) to endure something unpleasant. 4) officially declare to be unfit for use. 5) prove the guilt of.
DERIVATIVES condemnation noun condemnatory adjective.
ORIGIN Latin condemnare, from damnare 'inflict loss on' .

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