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Condemnation Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    condemnation n
  1. an expression of strong disapproval; pronouncing as wrong or morally culpable; "his uncompromising condemnation of racism" [syn: disapprobation] [ant: approbation]
  2. (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. an appeal to some supernatural power to inflict evil on someone or some group [syn: execration, curse]
  4. the condition of being strongly disapproved of; "he deserved nothing but condemnation"
  5. (criminal law) a final judgment of guilty in a criminal case and the punishment that is imposed; "the conviction came as no surprise" [syn: conviction, judgment of conviction, sentence] [ant: acquittal]
Condemnation Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Condemnation \Con"dem*na"tion\, n. [L. condemnatio.]
  1. The act of condemning or pronouncing to be wrong; censure; blame; disapprobation. In every other sense of condemnation, as blame, censure, reproof, private judgment, and the like. --Paley.
  2. The act of judicially condemning, or adjudging guilty, unfit for use, or forfeited; the act of dooming to punishment or forfeiture. A legal and judicial condemnation. --Paley. Whose condemnation is pronounced. --Shak.
  3. The state of being condemned. His pathetic appeal to posterity in the hopeless hour of condemnation. --W. Irving.
  4. The ground or reason of condemning. This is the condemnation, that light is come into the world, and men loved darkness rather light, because their deeds were evil. --John iii. 19.
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  • Condemnation (song): "Condemnation" is a song by Depeche Mode , released as the group's twenty-ninth United Kingdom single on September 13, 1993 (September 14 ...
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  • Condemnation (novel): Condemnation is a fantasy novel by Richard Baker , set in the Forgotten Realms setting, based on the Dungeons & Dragons fantasy role- ...
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* We cannot change anything until we accept it. Condemnation does not liberate, it oppresses. - C. G. Jung

* This is the doctrine of justification. It is the wonderful fact that God imputes His righteousness to us and makes us immune to the condemnation of sin. Being justified, no sin can ever be imputed against us. - Art Sims

* We cannot change anything unless we accept it. Condemnation does not liberate, it oppresses. - Carl Jung


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