Inflict vs Condemn - What's the difference?

inflict | condemn |


As verbs the difference between inflict and condemn

is that inflict is to thrust upon; to impose while condemn is to confer some sort of eternal divine punishment upon.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

inflict

English

Verb

(en verb)
  • To thrust upon; to impose.
  • They inflicted terrible pains on her to obtain a confession.

    condemn

    English

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To confer some sort of eternal divine punishment upon.
  • To adjudge (a building) as being unfit for habitation.
  • The house was condemned after it was badly damaged by fire.
  • To scold sharply; to excoriate the perpetrators of.
  • The president condemns the terrorist.
    The president condemns the terrorist attacks.
  • To judicially pronounce (someone) guilty.
  • To determine and declare (property) to be assigned to public use. See eminent domain
  • To adjudge (food or drink) as being unfit for human consumption.
  • (legal) To declare (a vessel) to be forfeited to the government, to be a prize, or to be unfit for service.
  • Synonyms

    * damn * (to pronounce guilty) convict

    Antonyms

    * save * (to pronounce guilty) acquit