condemnatory

  • 1 Condemnatory — Con*dem na*to*ry, a. Condemning; containing or imposing condemnation or censure; as, a condemnatory sentence or decree. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 condemnatory — index blameworthy, calumnious, contemptible, critical (faultfinding), cynical, derogatory, incriminatory …

    Law dictionary

  • 3 condemnatory — late 16c., from L. condemnat , pp. stem of condemnare (see CONDEMN (Cf. condemn)) + ORY (Cf. ory) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 4 condemnatory — [kən dem′nə tôr΄ē] adj. [< L condemnatus, pp. of condemnare (see CONDEMN) + ORY] condemning; expressing condemnation, explicitly or implicitly …

    English World dictionary

  • 5 condemnatory — [[t]kɒ̱ndemne͟ɪtəri, AM kənde̱mnətɔːri[/t]] ADJ GRADED Condemnatory means expressing strong disapproval. [FORMAL] He was justified in some of his condemnatory outbursts …

    English dictionary

  • 6 condemnatory — con|dem|na|to|ry [kənˈdemnətəri, ˌkɔndemˈneıtəri US kənˈdemnəto:ri] adj expressing strong disapproval ▪ my father s condemnatory attitude …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 7 condemnatory — condemn ► VERB 1) express complete disapproval of. 2) (usu. condemn to) sentence to a punishment, especially death. 3) force (someone) to endure something unpleasant. 4) officially declare to be unfit for use. 5) prove the guilt of. DERIVATIVES …

    English terms dictionary

  • 8 condemnatory — adjective containing or imposing condemnation or censure (Freq. 1) a condemnatory decree • Syn: ↑condemning • Similar to: ↑inculpatory, ↑inculpative • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 9 condemnatory — adjective see condemn …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 10 condemnatory — /keuhn dem neuh tawr ee, tohr ee/, adj. serving to condemn. [1555 65; CONDEMNAT(ION) + ORY1] * * * …

    Universalium

  • 11 condemnatory — adjective serving to condemn or censure …

    Wiktionary

  • 12 condemnatory — Synonyms and related words: abusive, accusative, accusatory, accusing, blackening, blameful, censorious, contemptuous, damnatory, denunciatory, deprecative, deprecatory, depreciative, derisive, disparaging, execrating, execrative, execratory,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 13 condemnatory — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. condemning, disapproving, censorious; see critical 2 …

    English dictionary for students

  • 14 condemnatory — con|dem|na|to|ry [ kən demnə,tɔri ] adjective expressing severe criticism …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 15 condemnatory — con dem·na·to·ry || mnÉ™tÉ™rɪ adj. condemning, censorious, denouncing …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 16 condemnatory — a. 1. Condemning, conveying sentence, dooming, conveying or expressing condemnation. 2. Reproachful, censuring, damnatory, blaming, disapproving, severely disapproving …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 17 condemnatory — adjective expressing strong disapproval …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 18 condemnatory — adj 1. incriminating, incriminatory, damning, damnatory, condemning, dooming; inculpatory, implicating, implicatory, implicative; imputative, accusatory, accusative, recriminatory, recriminative, criminatory, criminative. 2. denunciatory,… …

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  • 19 condemnatory — con·dem·na·to·ry …

    English syllables

  • 20 condemnatory — UK [kənˈdemnət(ə)rɪ] / US [kənˈdemnəˌtɔrɪ] adjective expressing severe criticism …

    English dictionary