[ kon-dem-ney-shuh n, -duh m- ]
/ ˌkɒn dɛmˈneɪ ʃən, -dəm- /


the act of condemning.
the state of being condemned.
strong censure; disapprobation; reproof.
a cause or reason for condemning.
U.S. Law. the seizure, as of property, for public use.

Origin of condemnation

1350–1400; Middle English condempnacioun (< Middle French) < Late Latin condemnātiōn- (stem of condemnātiō). See condemn, -ation

OTHER WORDS FROM condemnation

non·con·dem·na·tion, noun re·con·dem·na·tion, noun self-con·dem·na·tion, noun

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