What does condemnation mean?

Definitions for condemnationˌkɒn dɛmˈneɪ ʃən, -dəm-

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word condemnation.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. disapprobation, condemnation(noun)

    an expression of strong disapproval; pronouncing as wrong or morally culpable

    "his uncompromising condemnation of racism"

  2. condemnation(noun)

    (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. execration, condemnation, curse(noun)

    an appeal to some supernatural power to inflict evil on someone or some group

  4. condemnation(noun)

    the condition of being strongly disapproved of

    "he deserved nothing but condemnation"

  5. conviction, judgment of conviction, condemnation, sentence(noun)

    (criminal law) a final judgment of guilty in a criminal case and the punishment that is imposed

    "the conviction came as no surprise"


  1. condemnation(Noun)

    The act of condemning or pronouncing to be wrong; censure; blame; disapprobation.

  2. condemnation(Noun)

    The act of judicially condemning, or adjudging guilty, unfit for use, or forfeited; the act of dooming to punishment or forfeiture.

  3. condemnation(Noun)

    The state of being condemned.

  4. condemnation(Noun)

    The ground or reason of condemning.

  5. Origin: From condemnatio.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Condemnation(noun)

    the act of condemning or pronouncing to be wrong; censure; blame; disapprobation

  2. Condemnation(noun)

    the act of judicially condemning, or adjudging guilty, unfit for use, or forfeited; the act of dooming to punishment or forfeiture

  3. Condemnation(noun)

    the state of being condemned

  4. Condemnation(noun)

    the ground or reason of condemning

  5. Origin: [L. condemnatio.]


  1. Condemnation

    "Condemnation" is a song by Depeche Mode, released as the group's twenty-ninth UK single on September 13, 1993, and the third single from their album Songs of Faith and Devotion. The song reached number 9 on the UK Singles Chart. "Condemnation" is a gospel-esque song with a rock twist. The 7" version is the "Paris Mix", with female backing vocals added and an emerging drum beat scheme. Dave Gahan voted for "Condemnation" to be the first single for Songs of Faith and Devotion, but lost. The B-sides are remixes of "Death's Door" and "Rush", and some live tracks from the Devotional Tour. "Death's Door" was a song from the 1991 Until the End of the World soundtrack. The original version is still exclusive to that CD, recorded only by Martin Gore and Alan Wilder after the World Violation Tour was over. The music video for "Condemnation" was directed by Anton Corbijn. For unknown reasons, it did not appear on The Videos 86-98 in 1998, replaced by the live version from Devotional. The original video eventually resurfaced on The Videos 86-98's 2002 re-release. Both videos appear on the Devotional DVD re-release in 2004.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of condemnation in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of condemnation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Henry Ward Beecher:

    Compassion will cure more sins than condemnation.

  2. C. G. Jung:

    We cannot change anything until we accept it. Condemnation does not liberate, it oppresses.

  3. Carl Jung:

    We cannot change anything unless we accept it. Condemnation does not liberate, it oppresses.

  4. Art Sims:

    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.

  5. Peter Maurer:

    Since then, we have chosen to confront our past and to embrace transparency, the ICRC has also adopted a new policy on confidentiality, explicitly acknowledging that there is a path to condemnation of acts of inhumanity.

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