Definition of Condemnable in English :

Define Condemnable in English

Condemnable meaning in English

Meaning of Condemnable in English

Pronunciation of Condemnable in English

Condemnable pronunciation in English

Pronounce Condemnable in English


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1. condemnable, criminal, deplorable, reprehensible, vicious

bringing or deserving severe rebuke or censure

Example Sentences:
'a criminal waste of talent'
'a deplorable act of violence'
'adultery is as reprehensible for a husband as for a wife'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of condemnable
verb (transitive)
to express strong disapproval of; censure
to pronounce judicial sentence on
to demonstrate the guilt of
his secretive behaviour condemned him
to judge or pronounce unfit for use
that food has been condemned
to compel or force into a particular state or activity
his disposition condemned him to boredom

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see synonyms of condemnable
verb transitive
to pass an adverse judgment on; disapprove of strongly; censure
to declare to be guilty of wrongdoing; convict
to pass judicial sentence on; inflict a penalty upon
to doom
3.  US
to take (private property) for public use by the power of eminent domain; expropriate
to declare unfit for use or service
to condemn a slum tenement

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tr.v. con·demned, con·demn·ing, con·demns
1. To express strong disapproval of: condemned the needless waste of food. See Synonyms at criticize.
2. To pronounce judgment against; sentence: condemned the felons to prison.
3. To judge or declare to be unfit for use or consumption, usually by official order: condemn an old building.
4. To force (someone) to experience, endure, or do something: "Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it" (George Santayana).
5. To lend credence to or provide evidence for an adverse judgment against: were condemned by their actions.
6. Law To appropriate (property) for public use.

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