condemn (someone or something) for (something)

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condemn (someone or something) for (something)

To judge someone or something harshly for a particular action. The other troops have condemned me for consorting with a known enemy. The actress was quick to condemn the newspaper for spreading lies about her.
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condemn someone for something

to blame or judge someone for something or for having done something. I really can't condemn her for doing it. I would have done the same too. Don't condemn yourself for the accident. It was no one's fault.
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In sum: if Jesus had been hauled before the Sanhedrin, which he wasn't; and if Caiaphas had condemned him for blasphemy, which he didn't, since (a) Jesus wasn't there and (b) he hadn't blasphemed; then Caiaphas still would not have delivered Jesus over for crucifixion, since this was something no Jew would abet.