Con*dign" (?), a. [F. condigne, L. condignus very worthy; con- + dignus worthy. See Deign, and cf. Digne.]


Worthy; suitable; deserving; fit.


Condign and worthy praise. Udall.

Herself of all that rule she deemend most condign. Spenser.


Deserved; adequate; suitable to the fault or crime.

"Condign censure."


Unless it were a bloody murderer . . . I never gave them condign punishment. Shak.


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