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condemned

[ kuhn-demd ]
/ kənˈdɛmd /
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adjective

pronounced guilty; sentenced to punishment, especially capital punishment: A condemned man has the right to know how the execution will proceed.
deemed or declared unfit for use or service: One of the condemned buildings is going to be demolished to make room for luxury apartments.
viewed or spoken of with strong disapproval; judged as wrong or unacceptable, often formally: Apartheid, by universal agreement, is an inhumane, unjust, and condemned practice.
doomed to eternal punishment in hell; damned: At the Last Judgment, condemned sinners will offer excuses in vain.

noun

Usually the condemned .
  1. the person or persons pronounced guilty in a court of law and sentenced to punishment, especially capital punishment:We join in prayer for the condemned, his victim, and their families.
  2. the damned: The condemned are those who are full of themselves and laugh at their unrighteousness.

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OTHER WORDS FROM condemned

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