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.
What I said soon reached every Negro minister in the country, I think, and the letters of condemnation which I received from them were not few.
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.' For a number of years during the middle part of his career Dickens devoted a vast amount of energy to managing and taking the chief part in a company of amateur actors, who performed at times in various cities.
Consequently the new union was not a legal marriage, and English public opinion was severe in its condemnation. In the actual result the sympathetic companionship of Mr.
I acquiesce in my condemnation. Once I slighted a girl's devotion; it is fitting, therefore, that my love should be rejected to-day.
The very courage which a man displays in taking his own life seemed to me to be his condemnation; so long as he felt that he had within himself sufficient strength to die by his own hands, he ought to have had strength enough to continue the struggle.
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.
About 400 local folks from all walks of life staged another condemnation rally to show their extreme resentment against the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People's Army Terrorist (CNT) in Guihulngan City, Negros Oriental on Thursday.
Canada expressed strong condemnation against the deadly bombing that hit a Roman Catholic church in Jolo, Sulu, Sunday morning.
At the time of the condemnation, the shopping center was owned by FPA West Point, LLC (FPA), but the center's buildings were leased to a number of businesses, including Kmart.