condign (adj.) Old form(s): condigne
deserving, well-deserved, fitting
2H6 III.i.130[Gloucester to York, of some offenders] I never gave them condign punishment
LLL I.ii.25[Armado to Mote, of speaking in his praise] In thy condign praise
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