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Moral JudgmentPlay
Use 'condemn' when expressing strong disapproval based on morals or ethics. SlideMany societies condemn stealing as immoral.
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Public DenouncementPlay
Often used when individuals or groups publicly declare disapproval or rejection. SlideThe United Nations may condemn a country for violating human rights.
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Severity LevelsPlay
'Condemn' implies a stronger level of disapproval than words like 'criticize'. SlideActivists condemned the company for severe environmental damage.