condemnation


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an expression of strong disapproval

(law) the act of condemning (as land forfeited for public use) or judging to be unfit for use (as a food product or an unsafe building)

an appeal to some supernatural power to inflict evil on someone or some group

the condition of being strongly disapproved of

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(criminal law) a final judgment of guilty in a criminal case and the punishment that is imposed

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Although our friends were expecting that condemnation, it filled them with grief.
Parry had not quitted his master, and since his condemnation had not ceased to weep.
Before it had set in dark on the night of his condemnation, he had travelled thus far on his last way.
He left the apartment hastily as he uttered these words, and the Preceptor followed, to watch and confirm him in his resolution; for in Bois-Guilbert's fame he had himself a strong interest, expecting much advantage from his being one day at the head of the Order, not to mention the preferment of which Mont-Fitchet had given him hopes, on condition he would forward the condemnation of the unfortunate Rebecca.
Even before his return to England, however, he excited a reaction, by his abundantly justified but untactful condemnation of American piracy of English books; and this reaction was confirmed by his subsequent caricature of American life in 'American Notes' and 'Martin Chuzzlewit.
Consequently the new union was not a legal marriage, and English public opinion was severe in its condemnation.
On the contrary it was a relief to her, to be spared the communication of what would give such affliction to them, and to be saved likewise from hearing that condemnation of Edward, which would probably flow from the excess of their partial affection for herself, and which was more than she felt equal to support.
I think, however, that these condemnations have some ground," returned Prince Andrew, trying to resist Speranski's influence, of which he began to be conscious.
LANCASTER - High school trustees will consider beginning condemnation procedures to acquire land around the proposed Eastside High School for the building of roads and installing of utilities.
Miner rejects Gadamer's view that Vico opposed modern science, and maintains that the anti-Cartesian orientation of De ratione does not entail a total condemnation of modernity.
Only the United States stood behind Israel last night in the face of international condemnation of the reprisal air raid on Syria that plunged the Middle East into deeper turmoil.
I agree with Bishop Terry Brown that condemnation is wrong ("Something is very wrong here," May 2003).
Because of complete or partial destruction, theft, seizure, requisition or condemnation of damaged property, a taxpayer may be forced to convert it.
The nota first lifts the condemnation of 40 propositions drawn from the philosophical work of Antonio Rosmini pronounced in 1887 and then explains how the magisterium can do this without involving itself in an internal contradiction.