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Princeton's WordNet

  1. censoredadjective

    suppressed or subject to censorship

    "the censored press in some countries"


  1. censoredadjective

    Having had objectionable content removed; being something someone has censored.


  1. censored

    Censorship is the suppression of speech, public communication, or other information. This may be done on the basis that such material is considered objectionable, harmful, sensitive, or "inconvenient". Censorship can be conducted by governments, private institutions and other controlling bodies. Governments and private organizations may engage in censorship. Other groups or institutions may propose and petition for censorship. When an individual such as an author or other creator engages in censorship of his or her own works or speech, it is referred to as self-censorship. General censorship occurs in a variety of different media, including speech, books, music, films, and other arts, the press, radio, television, and the Internet for a variety of claimed reasons including national security, to control obscenity, pornography, and hate speech, to protect children or other vulnerable groups, to promote or restrict political or religious views, and to prevent slander and libel. Direct censorship may or may not be legal, depending on the type, location, and content. Many countries provide strong protections against censorship by law, but none of these protections are absolute and frequently a claim of necessity to balance conflicting rights is made, in order to determine what could and could not be censored. There are no laws against self-censorship.

Anagrams for censored »

  1. encoders

  2. necrosed

  3. seconder

  4. seed corn

  5. seedcorn

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of censored in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of censored in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of censored in a Sentence

  1. Pastor Blair:

    I am beside myself with frustration that our tax dollars go to promote a drag queen show and safe sex events with carnival games that are obscene and graphic, yet when it comes to something like debating Darwinian evolution or talking about the literal Creation account of Genesis – well that kind of speech must be censored.

  2. Jeff King:

    Getting information on the arrests of Christians is incredibly challenging given the heavily censored nature of Iran, but based on the cases we have been tracking, this is the first time this year that we’ve seen a jail sentence being given based on the charge of ‘ inclination to the land of Christianity ’.

  3. Maria Repnikova:

    Stories that are critical of Russia or are portraying Russia in an unfavorable manner are generally censored, as a result of that, it is expedient to use Russian state media sources because they're the ones portraying the( Ukraine) conflict with a more favorable eye or view from the Russian perspective.

  4. Shaparak Shajarizadeh:

    First they started calling me and asking me to stop, then they started to call my husband. When that didn't work it got ugly, and they started talking to my son. I didn't want him to be scared or worried ... so I cut them out of my life, of course I am sad, but ... this is my life. They censored me all my life, and now I just want to have a voice.

  5. Hogan Gidley:

    On one hand, he should be censored by Big Tech and not be allowed to talk, he also shouldn't say anything because it's divisive ? and then when he doesn't say anything and can't say anything because the platforms have removed him, they say,' Where's the President ?'.

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