HyperDic: condemnation

English > 5 senses of the word condemnation:
NOUNcommunicationcondemnation, disapprobationan expression of strong disapproval
actcondemnation(law) the act of condemning (as land forfeited for public use) or judging / judging to be unfit for use (as a food product or an unsafe building)
communicationcondemnation, execration, cursean appeal to some supernatural power to inflict evil on someone or some group
statecondemnationthe condition of being strongly disapproved of
actcondemnation, conviction, judgment of conviction, sentence(criminal law) a final judgment of guilty in a criminal case and the punishment that is imposed
condemnation > pronunciation
Soundskaa.ndahmney'shahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > condemnation: 5 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningAn expression of strong disapproval; pronouncing as wrong or morally culpable.
Example"his uncompromising condemnation of racism"
Synonymdisapprobation
Narrowercensure, animadversionharsh criticism or disapproval
demonization, demonisationTo represent as diabolically evil
BroaderdisapprovalThe expression of disapproval
Oppositeapprobationofficial recognition or approval
Spanishcondenación, desaprobación
Verbscondemnexpress strong disapproval of
condemnpronounce a sentence on (somebody) in a court of law
condemndemonstrate the guilt of (someone)
English > condemnation: 5 senses > noun 2, act
Meaning(law) the act of condemning (as land forfeited for public use) or judging / judging to be unfit for use (as a food product or an unsafe building).
Categorylaw, jurisprudenceThe collection of rules imposed by authority
BroaderdisapprovalThe act of disapproving or condemning
Spanishcensura, condena, reprobación
Catalancensura, condemna
Verbscondemndeclare or judge unfit for use or habitation
English > condemnation: 5 senses > noun 3, communication
MeaningAn appeal to some supernatural power to inflict evil on someone or some group.
Synonymsexecration, curse
NarroweranathemaA formal ecclesiastical curse accompanied by excommunication
imprecation, maledictionThe act of calling down a curse that invokes evil (and usually serves as an insult)
Broaderdenunciation, denouncementA public act of denouncing
Spanishcondena, execración, maldición
Catalancondemna, execració, maledicció
English > condemnation: 5 senses > noun 4, state
MeaningThe condition of being strongly disapproved of.
Example"he deserved nothing but condemnation"
Broadercondition, statusA state at a particular time
Verbscondemnexpress strong disapproval of
condemnpronounce a sentence on (somebody) in a court of law
condemndeclare or judge unfit for use or habitation
condemndemonstrate the guilt of (someone)
English > condemnation: 5 senses > noun 5, act
Meaning(criminal law) a final judgment of guilty in a criminal case and the punishment that is imposed.
Synonymsconviction, judgment of conviction, sentence
Categorycriminal lawThe body of law dealing with crimes and their punishment
Narrowermurder convictionconviction for murder
rape convictionconviction for rape
robbery convictionconviction for robbery
Broaderfinal judgment, final decisionA judgment disposing of the case before the court
OppositeacquittalA judgment of not guilty
Spanishcondena, pena, punición, sentencia condenatoria, sentencia
Catalancondemna, frase, sentència condemnatòria, sentència

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