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. W. Somerset Maugham:

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

  2. Dale Bumpers:

    Nobody has suggested that President Clinton committed a political crime against the state. So, colleagues, if you honor the Constitution, you must look at the history of the Constitution and how we got to the impeachment clause. And if you do that and you do that honestly according to the oath you took, you can not. You can censure President Clinton. You can hand President Clinton over to the prosecutor for President Clinton to be prosecuted, But you can not convict President Clinton. And you can not indulge yourselves the luxury or the right to ignore this history.

  3. Antoine De Saint-Exupery:

    The censure of those who are opposed to us, is the highest commendation that can be given us.

  4. Joe Manchin:

    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.

  5. Saadi Shirazi:

    Heed not the flatterer?s fulsome talk, He from thee hopes some trifle to obtain; Thou wilt, shouldst thou his wishes baulk, Ten hundred times as much of censure gain.

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