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 Dictionary entry overview: What does condemned mean? 

CONDEMNED (adjective)
  The adjective CONDEMNED has 4 senses:

1. pronounced or proved guilty
2. officially and strongly disapproved
3. taken without permission or consent especially by public authority
4. officially pronounced unfit for use or consumption

  Familiarity information: CONDEMNED used as an adjective is uncommon.

 Dictionary entry details 

CONDEMNED (adjective)

Sense 1condemned [BACK TO TOP]


Pronounced or proved guilty


condemned; convicted

Context examples:

the condemned man faced the firing squad with dignity / a convicted criminal


guilty (responsible for or chargeable with a reprehensible act; or marked by guilt)

Sense 2condemned [BACK TO TOP]


Officially and strongly disapproved


censured; condemned

Context examples:

the censured conflict of interest / her condemned behavior


disapproved (not approved)

Sense 3condemned [BACK TO TOP]


Taken without permission or consent especially by public authority


appropriated; taken over; seized; confiscated; confiscate; condemned

Context examples:

the condemned land was used for a highway cloverleaf / the confiscated liquor was poured down the drain


taken (having possession gained especially by force or effort)

Sense 4condemned [BACK TO TOP]


Officially pronounced unfit for use or consumption

Context example:

a row of condemned buildings


unfit (below the required standards for a purpose)

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