condemnation collocations and examples

 UK /ˌkɒndemˈneɪʃ(ə)n/

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a public statement criticizing someone or something


Adjectives frequently used with condemnation
strong: severe, strongOn September 3, the Russian Foreign Ministry issued its latest strong condemnation of the US and British actions.clear/direct: clear, explicit, forthright, outright, unequivocalThe Cuban Foreign Minister went on to reiterate Cuba’s outright condemnation of the terrorist attack.by many people in many places: general, international, widespread, worldwideThere was widespread condemnation yesterday of the brutal treatment of protesters.by everyone: unanimous, universalThe communist state’s nuclear test brought universal condemnation from around the globe.general: general, sweeping, wholesaleIn his general condemnation of Russian music, he is forced to concede that Glinka has some merit as a composer.absolute, total, utterThe criticism of American policy stopped short of total condemnation.
Verbs frequently used with condemnation
express condemnation: express, issue, pronounce, reiterate, repeat, voiceI would like to express my utter condemnation of the attack.receive condemnation: attract, bring, draw, provoke, receiveThis shocking comment provoked immediate condemnation across the US.
 
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