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condemn (someone or something) as (something)

To judge someone or something harshly and unfavorably. The other troops have condemned me as a traitor. The actress was quick to condemn the report as slander.
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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.
See also: condemn, for

condemn (someone) to (something)

To assign one a particular fate or punishment. That criminal has been condemned to a life of hard labor.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

condemn someone as something

to blame or judge someone as being something bad. The team condemned Larry as a traitor. Max was condemned as a common thief.
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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.
See also: condemn, for

condemn someone to something

[for a judge] to sentence someone to something; to relegate someone to a particular punishment. By confessing, he condemned himself to many years in prison. I don't want to condemn you to a life of unpleasantness.
See also: condemn, to
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Sykes and Matza (1957) originally described five neutralization techniques: denial of responsibility, denial of injury, denial of the victim, condemnation of the condemner and appeal to higher loyalties (see Maruna & Copes, 2005; Walters, 2002).
3) That the condemner will provide a copy of the appraisal report for its offer within 15 days of written request,(6) along with right-of-way maps and construction plans for the project; and
or the date the condemner enters on and appropriates the property,
The researchers analyzed the testimony using a classic criminology theory that suggests people utilize five specific techniques to neutralize their guilt and justify their participation in criminal activities: denial of responsibility; denial of injury; denial of the victim; condemnation of the condemners; and appeal to higher loyalties.
Jeremy Corbyn appears to be the only one with a level head and intelligence at the moment or do all these guilty condemners know so much that they know which horse will win the 2018 Grand National for instance and everything else?
Condemning the Condemners. White collar offenders may also rationalize their behavior by shifting attention away from their conduct and onto the motives of other persons or groups, such as regulators, prosecutors, and government agencies.
* Condemning the condemners, whereby consumers shift attention from the ideology to the motivations and behaviors of Nutella's attackers, framing the anti-palm oil activists as fundamentalists whose claims are based on dubious pharmaceutical laboratory results and opportunistic contentions from Nutella's competitors.
Peet's account of onlookers reflected the classic technique of neutralization, condemning the condemners (Sykes & Matza, 1957) as he explained, "I really don't care what they are doing.
These are: (1) denial of responsibility, (2) denial of injury, (3) denial of victim, (4) condemnation of the condemners, and (5) appeal to higher loyalties.
The fourth is the condemnation of the condemners. This means that the violators counter condemn the people who condemn the violators and neutralize their activities.
After setting out a new analytical framework, he discusses three behavior theories for condemners, four types of incentives for condemnees, and four assessment methods.
Sykes and Matza (1957) identified five such techniques commonly used to rationalize engaging in unethical marketing practices: denial of responsibility, denial of injury, denial of victim, condemnation of the condemners, and appeal to higher loyalties.
Ethnographic studies of recreational bodybuilding cultures have examined the vocabulary of motives used by subjects to justify their PED use, which draw on self-fulfilling accounts, condemnations of the condemners, and denial of injury (see Klein, 1986; Monaghan, 2002).
Tueni was killed six year ago because he, with his pen, voice and television appearances, together with another martyred colleague, the talented journalist and writer Samir Kassir, were among the earliest condemners of the dictatorship of the oppressive regime in Damascus.
"we weren't hurting anyone"); (4) condemnation ofthe condemners (e.g.