- 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.
- the damned: The condemned are those who are full of themselves and laugh at their unrighteousness.
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All 100 senators — Democrats and Republicans — voted for a resolution that condemned his interpretation of the statute.Drew S. Days III, first African American to lead civil rights division at Justice Department, dies at 79|Emily Langer|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
Noted Republican pollster Frank Luntz went as far as to condemn the entire profession of political polling on the morning after Election Day.For pollsters, it’s back to the drawing board after yet another miss in the 2020 election|reymashayekhi|November 17, 2020|Fortune
We think these attacks are unconscionable and should be condemned by all civilized society.Hackers are trying to disrupt and steal COVID-19 vaccine research|Aaron Pressman|November 13, 2020|Fortune
Only the Republican leadership has demonstrated the predictable and lamentable failure to condemn the president’s baseless attacks on the integrity of the election.
As I prepared my testimony, Facebook was struggling to cope with QAnon, a militarized social movement being monitored by their dangerous-organizations department and condemned by the House in a bipartisan bill.Why social media can’t keep moderating content in the shadows|Bobbie Johnson|November 6, 2020|MIT Technology Review
The scheme has been condemned by civil liberties groups and queried by the National Association of Head Teachers.Britain May Spy on Preschoolers Searching for Potential Jihadis|Nico Hines|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The bye bye is being sung, incidentally, by mothers to their babies condemned to death by King Herod.
The group might have condemned violence while still maintaining an adversarial relationship with the police force.De Blasio and the New York City Protesters Have No Blood on Their Hands|Jacob Siegel|December 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I asked if it was hard carrying a name like his in a land that had condemned his father as the worst kind of traitor.The Life and Hard Times Of The Family A Cuban Defector Left Behind|Brin-Jonathan Butler|December 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This approach should not be condemned; it should be expanded upon.
Was he really condemned to an eternal solitude because of the girl who had died so many years ago?Bella Donna|Robert Hichens
In his condemned cell he composed a beautiful poem of 14 verses (“My last Thought”), which was found by his wife and published.The Philippine Islands|John Foreman
He was at once arrested, and on October 13th tried by court martial, condemned to death, and executed a few hours later.Napoleon's Marshals|R. P. Dunn-Pattison
James I. sent forth his famous "Counterblast" and in the strongest manner condemned its use.
They were condemned on confessions of Islamism and paganism, extorted by the rack, and afterwards retracted.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell