condign : Definition, Usages, News and More
- s fitting or appropriate and deserved; used especially of punishment
- Thus, where in preindustrial society condign power might often flow unambiguously from the tip of the lash, in post-industrial society it tends to spread from the organization - be .
- The two yammered and giggled back and forth about color-line complexities, using epithets that would invite condign reproach today, like ''ofay,'' ''jig'' and ''shine.
- He and others in other countries have done much to deserve condign punishment for their crimes against humanity.