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?
To thrust upon; to impose.
- They inflicted terrible pains on her to obtain a confession.
To confer some sort of eternal divine punishment upon.
To adjudge (a building) as being unfit for habitation.
To scold sharply; to excoriate the perpetrators of.
- The house was condemned after it was badly damaged by fire.
- The president condemns the terrorist.
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.
- The president condemns the terrorist attacks.
* (to pronounce guilty) convict
* (to pronounce guilty) acquit