condign
[ kuhn-dahyn ]
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Part of Speech adjective
Origin + Etymology
Late Middle English (in the general sense ‘worthy, appropriate’): from Old French condigne, from Latin condignus, from con- ‘altogether’ + dignus ‘worthy’
Synonyms
  • equitable
  • rightful
Antonyms
  • imprecise
  • unfair
Definition
well-deserved; fitting; adequate
Example
Losing his video game privileges was a condign punishment after Tommy got detention at school.
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