[kuh n-dem-ning]

condemning Definition

  • 1to express strong disapproval of; censure
  • 2to declare to be unfit for use or habitation, as a building

Using condemning: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "condemning" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    The senator issued a statement condemning the violence.

  • Example

    The court condemned the property and ordered it to be demolished.

  • Example

    She was condemned by society for her actions.

condemning Synonyms and Antonyms

Antonyms for condemning

Phrases with condemning

  • to sentence someone to death as a punishment


    The criminal was condemned to death for his crimes.

  • to predict or ensure the failure of something


    His lack of planning condemned the project to failure from the start.

  • self-condemning

    expressing or showing disapproval of oneself


    Her self-condemning attitude made it hard for her to accept compliments.


Summary: condemning in Brief

To 'condemn' [kuh n-dem-ning] is to express strong disapproval of something or someone, often with the intention of censuring or blaming them. It can also refer to declaring something unfit for use or habitation, as in 'The court condemned the property and ordered it to be demolished.' 'Condemning' can be used in phrases like 'condemn to death,' meaning to sentence someone to death, or 'self-condemning,' expressing disapproval of oneself.