condemnation condemnation  /ˌkɑn dəm ˈneɪ ʃən/


  1. (n) an expression of strong disapproval; pronouncing as wrong or morally culpable
  2. (n) (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)
  3. (n) an appeal to some supernatural power to inflict evil on someone or some group
  4. (n) the condition of being strongly disapproved of
  5. (n) (criminal law) a final judgment of guilty in a criminal case and the punishment that is imposed


  1. 45 eyesore properties on city of Rockford's tear-down list for 2013

    ROCKFORD — The mailbox is long gone. The house numbers have fallen off. The March 23 condemnation sticker lists the address as “31??.” No matter. All you have to say is the “light blue one-story eyesore at Sawyer Road and 15th Street” and people around here know exactly which house you are talking about.   INSIDE: How to get involved
    on June 22, 2013     Source: Rockford Register Star

  2. A-Rod's attorney calls MLB's investigation 'despicable'

    Alex Rodriguez's attorney says MLB's investigation of the Biogenesis scandal is "unethical." / Brad Penner, USA TODAY Sports David Cornwell, the attorney who represents New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez in Major League Baseball's investigation of the Biogenesis clinic, accused baseball officials of unethical behavior Wednesday, prompting MLB to levy its own condemnation.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Opelousas Daily World

  3. Condemnation process checks neglect

    Ten residential structures which have been re-condemned by the Hope City Board of Directors typify the process by which formal condemnation keeps property neglect in check.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Hope Star


  1. Then at World Youth Day 2008, he said, "I am deeply sorry for the pain and suffering the victims have endured. ...... These misdeeds, which constitute so grave a betrayal of trust, deserve unequivocal condemnation."
    on Jul 1, 2010 By: Pope Benedict XVI Source: Abilene Reporter-News

  2. "Countries or individuals that engage in cyber attacks should face consequences and international condemnation," Clinton said. "In an interconnected world, an attack on one nation's network can be an attack on all."
    on Jan 22, 2010 By: Hillary Rodham Clinton Source: BusinessWeek

  3. "This latest bombing attack in Islamabad is yet another shocking and disgraceful attack without justification," Miliband said. "Such an indiscriminate and brutal act of terror deserves the condemnation of the entire international community....
    on Sep 20, 2008 By: David Miliband Source: Times Online

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