how to pronounce condemned


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condemned is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of condemned in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… instantly condemned what they saw …”

meanings of condemned


  1. Officially marked uninhabitable.
  2. Adjudged or sentenced to punishment, destruction, or confiscation.
  3. Having been sharply scolded.
  4. Having received a curse to be doomed to suffer eternally.


  1. A person sentenced to death.


  1. Simple past tense and past participle of condemn.

condemned frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word condemned occurs in english on average 7.6 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics condemned can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that condemned can be often used in the following areas:

1) people, society, and culture;

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