verb (used with object)
- concussion grenade,
- condemned cell,
Origin of condemn
Examples from the Web for condemnable
How could this dazzling creature have done something so condemnable.
Wherefore every state of an idle or indolent life is condemnable; such for instance as the life of monks and nuns.Commentary on Genesis, Vol. I|Martin Luther
There are (says the mystic) two forms of “humility”: detestable both, and condemnable.William Blake|Algernon Charles Swinburne
Day and night, alone and unattended, I prowled around his casino at S. Mos, nursing this condemnable desire within my breast.The Memoirs of Count Carlo Gozzi|Count Carlo Gozzi
Word Origin for condemn
early 14c., condempner "to blame, censure," from Old French condamner "to condemn" (11c.), from Latin condemnare "to sentence, doom, blame, disapprove," from com-, intensive prefix (see com-), + damnare "to harm, damage" (see damn). Replaced Old English fordeman. Related: Condemned; condemning.