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Origin of condign
OTHER WORDS FROM condigncon·dign·ly, adverb
Words nearby condign
Example sentences from the Web for condign
Nothing could have been done to stop it which was not done, except the detection and condign punishment of the offenders.
Let them walk off; and let them make haste, or they may be assured that speedy and condign punishment will overtake them.The Ontario Readers: The High School Reader, 1886|Ministry of Education
If any person injured one of those birds, condign punishment was sure to overtake him.The Mysteries of All Nations|James Grant
It is probable they took regular and legal means to bring him to condign punishment as a Sabbath-breaker.Speeches, Addresses, and Occasional Sermons, Volume 2 (of 3)|Theodore Parker
The most refractory he openly menaced with condign punishment, should they make the slightest attempt at impeding the voyage.Great Events in the History of North and South America|Charles A. Goodrich