See condign.

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  • Condignly — Con*dign ly, adv. According to merit. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • condignly — adverb Etymology: Middle English condignely, from condigne + ly : in a condign manner : appropriately, fittingly usually applied to the action of punishing or meting out retribution condignly sentenced to 10 years in jail …   Useful english dictionary

  • condignly — adverb see condign …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • condignly — adverb appropriate …   Wiktionary

  • condignly — adv. properly, appropriately …   English contemporary dictionary

  • condignly — con·dign·ly …   English syllables

  • condign — condignly, adv. /keuhn duyn /, adj. well deserved; fitting; adequate: condign punishment. [1375 1425; late ME condigne < AF, MF < L condignus, equiv. to con CON + dignus worthy; see DIGNITY] Syn. appropriate, suitable. * * * …   Universalium

  • Inquisition — • By this term is usually meant a special ecclesiastical institutional for combating or suppressing heresy Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Inquisition     Inquisition      …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • condign — adjective Etymology: Middle English condigne, from Anglo French, from Latin condignus, from com + dignus worthy more at decent Date: 15th century deserved, appropriate < condign punishment > • condignly adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Fraternal correction — is the admonishing of one s neighbor by a private individual with the purpose of reforming him or, if possible, preventing his sinful indulgence. This is distinct from an official disciplining, whose mouthpiece is a judge or other like superior,… …   Wikipedia

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