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Condemn vs. Denounce

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Condemnverb

(transitive) To strongly criticise or denounce; to excoriate the perpetrators of.

‘The president condemned the terrorists.’;

Denounceverb

To make known in a formal manner; to proclaim; to announce; to declare.

Condemnverb

(transitive) To judicially pronounce (someone) guilty.

Denounceverb

(transitive) To criticize or speak out against (someone or something); to point out as deserving of reprehension, etc.; to openly accuse or condemn in a threatening manner; to invoke censure upon; to stigmatize; to blame.

‘to denounce someone as a swindler, or as a coward’;

Condemnverb

(transitive) To confer eternal divine punishment upon.

Denounceverb

(transitive) To make a formal or public accusation against; to inform against; to accuse.

‘to denounce a confederate in crime’; ‘to denounce someone to the authorities’;

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Condemnverb

(transitive) To adjudge (a building) as being unfit for habitation.

‘The house was condemned after it was badly damaged by fire.’;

Denounceverb

To proclaim in a threatening manner; to threaten by some outward sign or expression; make a menace of.

‘to denounce war; to denounce punishment’;

Condemnverb

(transitive) To adjudge (building or construction work) as of unsatisfactory quality, requiring the work to be redone.

Denounceverb

(transitive) To announce the termination of; especially a treaty or armistice.

Condemnverb

(transitive) To adjudge (food or drink) as being unfit for human consumption.

Denounceverb

To claim the right of working a mine that is abandoned or insufficiently worked.

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Condemnverb

(transitive) To determine and declare (property) to be assigned to public use. See eminent domain.

Denounceverb

To make known in a solemn or official manner; to declare; to proclaim (especially an evil).

‘Denouncing wrath to come.’; ‘I denounce unto you this day, that ye shall surely perish.’;

Condemnverb

To declare (a vessel) to be forfeited to the government, to be a prize, or to be unfit for service.

Denounceverb

To proclaim in a threatening manner; to threaten by some outward sign or expression.

‘His look denounced desperate.’;

Condemnverb

To pronounce to be wrong; to disapprove of; to censure.

‘Condemn the fault, and not the actor of it!Why, every fault's condemned ere it be done.’; ‘Wilt thou condemn him that is most just?’;

Denounceverb

To point out as deserving of reprehension or punishment, etc.; to accuse in a threatening manner; to invoke censure upon; to stigmatize.

‘Denounced for a heretic.’; ‘To denounce the immoralities of Julius Cæsar.’;

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Condemnverb

To declare the guilt of; to make manifest the faults or unworthiness of; to convict of guilt.

‘The queen of the south shall rise up in the judgment with this generation, and shall condemn it.’;

Denounceverb

speak out against;

‘He denounced the Nazis’;

Condemnverb

To pronounce a judicial sentence against; to sentence to punishment, suffering, or loss; to doom; - with to before the penalty.

‘Driven out from bliss, condemnedIn this abhorred deep to utter woe.’; ‘To each his sufferings; all are men,Condemned alike to groan.’; ‘And they shall condemn him to death.’; ‘The thief condemned, in law already dead.’; ‘No flocks that range the valley free,To slaughter I condemn.’;

Denounceverb

to accuse or condemn or openly or formally or brand as disgraceful;

‘He denounced the government action’; ‘She was stigmatized by society because she had a child out of wedlock’;

Condemnverb

To amerce or fine; - with in before the penalty.

‘The king of Egypt . . . condemned the land in a hundred talents of silver.’;

Denounceverb

announce the termination of, as of treaties

Condemnverb

To adjudge or pronounce to be unfit for use or service; to adjudge or pronounce to be forfeited; as, the ship and her cargo were condemned.

Denounceverb

give away information about somebody;

‘He told on his classmate who had cheated on the exam’;

Condemnverb

To doom to be taken for public use, under the right of eminent domain.

Condemnverb

express strong disapproval of;

‘We condemn the racism in South Africa’; ‘These ideas were reprobated’;

Condemnverb

declare or judge unfit;

‘The building was condemned by the inspector’;

Condemnverb

compel or force into a particular state or activity;

‘His devotion to his sick wife condemned him to a lonely existence’;

Condemnverb

demonstrate the guilt of (someone);

‘Her strange behavior condemned her’;

Condemnverb

pronounce a sentence on (somebody) in a court of law;

‘He was condemned to ten years in prison’;

Condemnverb

express complete disapproval of; censure

‘the plan was condemned by campaigners’; ‘most leaders roundly condemned the attack’;

Condemnverb

sentence (someone) to a particular punishment, especially death

‘the rebels had been condemned to death’;

Condemnverb

(of circumstances) force (someone) to endure or accept something unpleasant

‘the physical ailments that condemned him to a lonely childhood’;

Condemnverb

prove or show to be guilty or unsatisfactory

‘she could see in his eyes that her stumble had condemned her’;

Condemnverb

officially declare (something) to be unfit for use

‘the pool has been condemned as a health hazard’;

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