harsh criticism or disapproval
excommunication, exclusion, censure(verb)
the state of being excommunicated
reprimand, censure, criminate(verb)
The act of blaming, criticizing, or condemning as wrong; reprehension.
An official reprimand.
The state of excommunication.
to criticize harshly
to formally rebuke
judgment either favorable or unfavorable; opinion
the act of blaming or finding fault with and condemning as wrong; reprehension; blame
judicial or ecclesiastical sentence or reprimand; condemnatory judgment
to form or express a judgment in regard to; to estimate; to judge
to find fault with and condemn as wrong; to blame; to express disapprobation of
to condemn or reprimand by a judicial or ecclesiastical sentence
A censure is an expression of strong disapproval or harsh criticism. Among the forms that it can take are a stern rebuke by a legislature, a spiritual penalty imposed by a church, and a negative judgment pronounced on a theological proposition.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
sen′shūr, n. an unfavourable judgment: blame: reproof: (obs.) criticism, judgment generally.—v.t. to blame: to condemn as wrong.—adj. Cen′surable, deserving of censure: blamable.—n. Cen′surableness.—adv. Cen′surably. [L. censūra, an opinion, a severe judgment—censēre, to estimate or judge.]
The numerical value of censure in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of censure in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Censure is the tax a man pays to the public for being eminent.
You do ill if you praise, but worse if you censure, what you do not understand.
The censure of those who are opposed to us, is the highest commendation that can be given us.
Give every man thine ear, but few thy voice take each man's censure but reserve thy judgement.
Beware Of entrance to a quarrel but being in, Bear't that the opposed may beware of thee. Give every man thy ear, but few thy voice Take each man's censure, but reserve thy judgment. Costly thy habit as thy purse can buy, But not express'd in fancy rich, not gaudy For the apparel oft proclaims the man.
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