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 Meanings and Examples of CONDEMN
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 v.  blame; express strong disapproval of
Classic Sentence: (144 in 10 pages)
1  I am not so heartless as to condemn a man altogether because of a single false step of that kind.
A Doll's House By Henrik Ibsen
Context  Highlight   In ACT I
2  It is thoughtless to condemn them, or laugh at them, if they seek to do more or learn more than custom has pronounced necessary for their sex.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XII
3  "But," she continued, recollecting herself, "as we know none of the particulars, it is not fair to condemn him."
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 33
4  If I have wounded your sister's feelings, it was unknowingly done and though the motives which governed me may to you very naturally appear insufficient, I have not yet learnt to condemn them.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 35
5  She could neither wonder nor condemn, but the belief of his self-conquest brought nothing consolatory to her bosom, afforded no palliation of her distress.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 46
6  Scarlett had always liked Atlanta for the very same reasons that made Savannah, Augusta and Macon condemn it.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER VIII
7  Regina's work-room, Mrs. Fisher seemed disposed to rest from her labours; and Lily, understanding the reason, could not condemn her.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 2: Chapter 10
8  She sought to be sensible; she elaborately explained to herself that it was hysterical to condemn Gopher Prairie because it did not foam over the drama.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XVIII
9  , have set a worthy example in that they not only condemn lynch law, but her public men demanded a trial for Weems, the accused rapist, and guarded him while the trial was in progress.
Southern Horrors By Ida B. Wells-Barnett
Context  Highlight   In VI
10  The youth had a thought that it would not be handsome for him to freely condemn other men.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 16
11  And short-sighted writers admire his deeds from one point of view and from another condemn the principal cause of them.
The Prince By Niccolo Machiavelli
12  If such a thing were to happen now, I should condemn it as theft myself.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Context  Highlight   In Chapter I.
13  To get around this difficulty I yielded to a temptation for which most people, I suppose, will condemn me; but since it is a fact, I might as well state it.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Context  Highlight   In Chapter II.
14  I do not condemn you, Albert; I only restrain you.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 87. The Challenge.
15  Every criminal I condemn seems to me living evidence that I am not a hideous exception to the rest.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 99. The Law.
Example Sentence: (25 in 2 pages)
1  Most people are willing to condemn violence of any sort as evil.
2  Political leaders united yesterday to condemn the latest wave of violence.
3  Sunshine can burn you, food can poison you, words can condemn you, pictures can insult you ; music cannotpunish ---- only bless.
4  Here is the social democrat refusing to condemn the absurdities he chronicles so well; or simply producing half-baked observations.
5  They are more than twice as likely as other Americans to condemn gambling as 'always morally wrong.'
6  To say that religion is the opiate of the people is to condemn religion as a drug that keeps the people quiet and submissive to those in power.
7  As anti-Japanese protests roiled dozens of cities across China over the weekend, Chinese state media has stepped up to condemn the violence.
8  The Vatican released a statement condemning the recent terrorist attacks.
9  The government issued a statement condemning the killings.
10  Mr Adams' speech yesterday was very loud in condemnation of the media.
11  There's been no official condemnation of the bombing.
12  These kinds of cases are formally called regulatory takings or inverse condemnation cases.
13  The terrorist action has been condemned as an act of barbarism and cowardice.
14  He condemned the government's action as immoral.
15  He condemned the protesters' use of violence against the police.