Associations to the word «Censure»


CENSURE, noun. The act of blaming, criticizing, or condemning as wrong; reprehension.
CENSURE, noun. An official reprimand.
CENSURE, noun. Judicial or ecclesiastical sentence or reprimand; condemnatory judgment.
CENSURE, noun. (obsolete) Judgment either favorable or unfavorable; opinion.
CENSURE, verb. To criticize harshly.
CENSURE, verb. To formally rebuke.
CENSURE, verb. (obsolete) To form or express a judgment in regard to; to estimate; to judge.

Dictionary definition

CENSURE, noun. Harsh criticism or disapproval.
CENSURE, noun. The state of being excommunicated.
CENSURE, verb. Rebuke formally.

Wise words

Words, words, words! They shut one off from the universe. Three quarters of the time one's never in contact with things, only with the beastly words that stand for them.
Aldous Huxley