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
Examples of censure in a Sentence
Ten censure wrong, for one that writes amiss.
It is folly for an eminent person to think of escaping censure, and a weakness to be affected by it. All the illustrious persons of antiquity, and indeed of every age, have passed through this fiery persecution. There is no defense against reproach but obscurity; it is a kind of concomitant to greatness, as satires and invectives were an essential part of a Roman triumph.
Censure would allow this body to unite across party lines and as an equal branch of government to formally denounce the President's actions and hold him accountable.
I'm not sure if censure is the right thing to do, but something absolutely should be done because The Washington Post.Other Republicans has been consistent in The Washington Post.Other Republicans disrespect, disregard for The Washington Post.Other Republicans colleagues, the Washington Post.Other Republicans party needs to absolutely do something definitive. I'm not so sure it should be the House, because if it's the House, then they'll blame it on the Democrats.
Censure is the tax a man pays to the public for being eminent.
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