Condemn and Rebuke


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Condemn verb – To declare to be morally wrong or evil.
Usage example: it is a sign of human progress that slavery, which was once common, is now universally condemned

Rebuke is a synonym for condemn in censure topic. In some cases you can use "Rebuke" instead a verb "Condemn", when it comes to topics like speech.
Nearby Words: condemnation, condemning, condemnatory
Synonyms for Condemn


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Rebuke verb – To criticize (someone) so as to correct a fault.
Usage example: the father was forced to rebuke his son for the spendthrift ways he had adopted since arriving at college

Condemn is a synonym for rebuke in speech topic. You can use "Condemn" instead a verb "Rebuke", if it concerns topics such as censure.
Nearby Words: rebuked, rebuking
Synonyms for Rebuke

Common collocations

character condemn character rebuke character
people condemn people rebuke people
anyone condemn anyone rebuke anyone
player condemn player rebuke player
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