condemn

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  • Child marriage was common throughout history but is today condemned by international human rights organizations.
  • Rather, he condemns all those in power who took their countries to war.
  • Many international organizations have condemned this as being military use of children.
  • Is he so very much better in this way than the people whom he condemns in their way? Cited from The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins
  • His book was condemned by the royal government because it had been published without royal permission.
  • Every official started to condemn the book in one way or another.
  • This has been condemned by the US but appears to be difficult to stop.
  • When no longer able to lift himself, the condemned would die within a few minutes.
  • Many writers condemn his end because they do not know the extent of his evil.
  • But has she not, as above, already taken steps, which she herself condemns? Cited from Clarissa, Volume 3 (of 9),by Samuel Richardson
  • Nor can I believe that God condemns those who are without the necessary light. Cited from Theodicy, by G. W. Leibniz
  • They are two free spirits, getting married would condemn their relationship to failure.
  • I am sure that you are aware of these events and that you certainly condemn them.
  • They may not like what they are doing and they may condemn the behavior to others.
  • The award divided public opinion, and was generally condemned by conservative forces.
  • He condemns her simply because, as he says, there is no smoke without fire. Cited from The Claverings, by Anthony Trollope
  • He condemns the man who having received one pound made no effort to increase it. Cited from Studies in the Life of the Christian,Henry T. Sell
  • Both were condemned to death, but the sentence was never carried out.
  • She condemns the Emperor in language as strong as you or I should use. Cited from Zenobia, by William Ware
  • It has condemned a number of films including several on account of the clothing worn.
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Meaning of condemn

  • verb Express strong disapproval of
    We condemn the racism in South Africa, These ideas were reprobated
  • verb Declare or judge unfit for use or habitation
    The building was condemned by the inspector
  • verb Compel or force into a particular state or activity
    His devotion to his sick wife condemned him to a lonely existence
  • verb Demonstrate the guilt of (someone)
    Her strange behavior condemned her
  • verb Appropriate (property) for public use
    the county condemned the land to build a highway