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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Earned by bad behavior or poor actions.

Usage examples (38)
  • Trevor was grounded for a week as condign punishment.
  • condign censure
  • Adjective : condign punishment
  • Adequate merit, also called condign merit, is merit in the strictest sense of the term; it requires proportion between service and reward. for more
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