Definition of condign adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//kənˈdaɪn//
; NAmE NAmE//kənˈdaɪn//
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(of a punishment) appropriate to the crime Word Origin late Middle English (in the general sense ‘worthy, appropriate’): from Old French condigne, from Latin condignus, from con- ‘altogether’ + dignus ‘worthy’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: condign