Etymology
Advertisement

condemnation (n.)

late 14c., condempnacioun, "strong censure," from Late Latin condemnationem (nominative condemnatio), noun of action from past-participle stem of Latin condemnare, condempnare "to sentence, to blame" (see condemn). From late 14c. as "the act of condemning; damnation."

Advertisement
Advertisement
Definitions of condemnation

condemnation (n.)
(law) the act of condemning (as land forfeited for public use) or judging to be unfit for use (as a food product or an unsafe building);
condemnation (n.)
an expression of strong disapproval; pronouncing as wrong or morally culpable;
his uncompromising condemnation of racism
Synonyms: disapprobation
condemnation (n.)
an appeal to some supernatural power to inflict evil on someone or some group;
Synonyms: execration / curse
condemnation (n.)
the condition of being strongly disapproved of;
he deserved nothing but condemnation
condemnation (n.)
(criminal law) a final judgment of guilty in a criminal case and the punishment that is imposed;
Synonyms: conviction / judgment of conviction / sentence
From wordnet.princeton.edu