Condemner vs. Contemner

Condemner vs. Contemner — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Condemner and Contemner

Condemnerverb

To express strong disapproval of

condemned the needless waste of food.

Contemnerverb

To view with contempt; despise.

Condemnerverb

To pronounce judgment against; sentence

condemned the felons to prison.

Contemnernoun

One who contemns, who displays contempt towards another.

Condemnerverb

To judge or declare to be unfit for use or consumption, usually by official order

condemn an old building.

Condemnerverb

To force (someone) to experience, endure, or do something

"Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it" (George Santayana).

Condemnerverb

To lend credence to or provide evidence for an adverse judgment against

were condemned by their actions.

Condemnerverb

(Law) To appropriate (property) for public use.

Condemnernoun

A person who condemns or censures