Definition of Condemnatory

1. Adjective. Containing or imposing condemnation or censure. "A condemnatory decree"

Exact synonyms: Condemning
Similar to: Inculpative, Inculpatory
Derivative terms: Condemn



Definition of Condemnatory

1. a. Condemning; containing or imposing condemnation or censure; as, a condemnatory sentence or decree.

Definition of Condemnatory

1. Adjective. serving to condemn or censure ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Condemnatory

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Condemnatory

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condemnatory (current term)
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Literary usage of Condemnatory

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1. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1892)
"Sewel connects his alienation from the quakers with condemnatory expressions, harsher than he could brook, directed by certain individuals against his ..."

2. The Annual Register edited by Edmund Burke (1859)
"... Sir G. Lewis, Mr. Card well, and Lord J. Russell, and is negatived by the House—The Paper Duty—Mr. Mimer Gibson moves a Resolution condemnatory of this ..."

3. British Reformers by Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A, Board of Publication (1842)
"The sentence condemnatory against master Rogers. In the name of God, Amen. We, Stephen, by the permission of God, bishop of Winchester, lawfully and rightly ..."

4. The History of British India by James Mill, Horace Hayman Wilson (1858)
"condemnatory Resolutions negatived. 1806- —Merita of the Oude Question.— Motion for an Inquiry into the Assumption of the Carnatic negatived. ..."

5. A Critical and Exegetical Commentary on the Epistle of St. James by James Hardy Ropes (1916)
"... is God's condemnatory judgment, cf. Jas. 5", Jn. 5»*. This gives the converse of the previous sentence. As the unmerciful will meet with no mercy, ..."

6. The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History and Politics of the Year (1852)
"The former opposed by Mr. EH Stanley, but agreed to by the House—Mr. T. Baring moves a Resolution condemnatory of the Adulteration of Coffee by means of ..."

7. The History of New Jersey: From Its Discovery by Europeans, to the Adoption by Thomas Francis Gordon (1834)
"The Assembly of New Jersey approve the Proceedings of Congress—adopts Resolutions condemnatory of the Stamp Act — XXVII. Efforts in England for Repeal of ..."

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