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condemn
used in Rose Red

2 meanings, 9 uses
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1  —1 use as in:
She condemned their plan
Definition
express strong criticism
  • ...has taken root in my condemnation of my husband and my determination for revenge.
    3 — 1908 (29% in)
condemnation = expression of strong criticism

(editor's note:  The suffix "-tion", converts a verb into a noun that denotes the action or result of the verb. Typically, there is a slight change in the ending of the root verb, as in action, education, and observation.)
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2  —1 use as in:
was condemned to life in prison
Definition
force into an undesired activity or situation — such as to legally sentence someone to punishment

or:

find guilty — especially in court (and sometimes to death)

or:

provide the means of finding guilty
  • April is condemned with the rest of us; Adam is to be saved.
    7 — 1915-1916 (62% in)
condemned = forced into a bad situation
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?  —7 uses
exact meaning not specified
  • I live in a world, condemned.
    9 — 1918-1920 (67% in)
  • Do I dare condemn John for actions taken prior to our marital union?
    2 — 1907 (44% in)
  • Perhaps these disappearances are missions of mercy, not of condemnation!
    6 — 1911-1915 (16% in)
  • No matter what others may believe, it is my conviction that Rose Red is behind all of this: she brings out the worst in men, she gobbles up women-she judges, sentences and condemns.
    6 — 1911-1915 (32% in)
  • While John lifts the skirts of his dockside whores he condemns Douglas for taking up with his pale young men.
    6 — 1911-1915 (89% in)
  • I am condemned.
    7 — 1915-1916 (57% in)
  • I am condemned by my love.
    8 — 1917 (20% in)

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