What does censure mean?

Definitions for censure
ˈsɛn ʃərcen·sure

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word censure.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. censure, animadversion(noun)

    harsh criticism or disapproval

  2. excommunication, exclusion, censure(verb)

    the state of being excommunicated

  3. reprimand, censure, criminate(verb)

    rebuke formally

Wiktionary

  1. censure(Noun)

    The act of blaming, criticizing, or condemning as wrong; reprehension.

  2. censure(Noun)

    An official reprimand.

  3. censure(Noun)

    The state of excommunication.

  4. censure(Verb)

    to criticize harshly

  5. censure(Verb)

    to formally rebuke

Webster Dictionary

  1. Censure(noun)

    judgment either favorable or unfavorable; opinion

  2. Censure(noun)

    the act of blaming or finding fault with and condemning as wrong; reprehension; blame

  3. Censure(noun)

    judicial or ecclesiastical sentence or reprimand; condemnatory judgment

  4. Censure(verb)

    to form or express a judgment in regard to; to estimate; to judge

  5. Censure(verb)

    to find fault with and condemn as wrong; to blame; to express disapprobation of

  6. Censure(verb)

    to condemn or reprimand by a judicial or ecclesiastical sentence

  7. Censure(verb)

    to judge

Freebase

  1. Censure

    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

  1. Censure

    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.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of censure in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of censure in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of censure in a Sentence

  1. Nancy Pelosi:

    I think censure is just a way out, in other words, if the goods are there, you must impeach.

  2. W. Somerset Maugham:

    It is salutary to train oneself to be no more affected by censure than by praise.

  3. Karen Bass:

    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.

  4. William Shakespeare:

    Give every man thine ear, but few thy voice take each man's censure but reserve thy judgement.

  5. Tryon Edwards:

    Most of our censure of others is only oblique praise of self, uttered to show the wisdom and superiority of the speaker. It has all the invidiousness of self-praise, and all the ill-desert of falsehood.

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