Student Thesaurus

One entry found for condemn.
Entry Word: condemn
Function: verb
Text: 1 to declare to be morally wrong or evil <it is a sign of human progress that slavery, which was once common, is now universally condemned>
Synonyms censure, damn, decry, denounce, execrate, reprehend, reprobate
Related Words attack, blast, criticize, knock, pan, slam; belittle, deprecate, disparage; doom, sentence; convict; blacklist, excommunicate, ostracize; rebuke, reprimand, reproach; admonish, chide, reprove; berate, lambaste (or lambast), scold, upbraid; curse, imprecate; abhor, abominate, detest, hate, loathe, revile
Near Antonyms approve, endorse (also indorse), sanction; eulogize, exalt, extol (also extoll), glorify, laud, praise; acclaim, applaud, commend, hail; consecrate, hallow, sanctify; honor, revere, venerate
Antonyms bless
2 to express one's unfavorable opinion of the worth or quality of <a report that condemns the working conditions in the factories of many developing countries> -- see CRITICIZE
3 to express public or formal disapproval of <the philosopher's works were once condemned by the church and placed on its list of forbidden books> -- see CENSURE 1
4 to find or pronounce guilty <he was condemned by the news media even before the trial began> -- see CONVICT
5 to impose a judicial punishment on <a stern judge who does not hesitate to condemn a prisoner to life behind bars> -- see SENTENCE