Definitions for condignkənˈdaɪn

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

con•dignkənˈdaɪn(adj.)

  1. well-deserved; fitting; adequate:

    condign punishment.

Origin of condign:

1375–1425; late ME condigne < AF, MF < L condignus=con-con - +dignus worthy; see dignity

con•dign′ly(adv.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. condign(adj)

    fitting or appropriate and deserved; used especially of punishment

    "condign censure"

Wiktionary

  1. condign(Adjective)

    Fitting, appropriate, deserved, especially denoting punishment

  2. Origin: From Old (and modern) French condigne, from Latin condignus, from con- + dignus ‘worthy’.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Condign(adj)

    worthy; suitable; deserving; fit

  2. Condign(adj)

    deserved; adequate; suitable to the fault or crime

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