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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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The quality or state of being harshly critical

Usage examples (39)
  • The opposite extreme to that of censoriousness is here condemned -- want of discrimination of character.
  • The Blackadder actor, addressing a meeting of Lords on Tuesday, warned of creating a culture of "censoriousness" by removing free speech.
  • Addressing the House of Lords on Tuesday, the Mr Bean star said Britain was creating a culture of "censoriousness" by removing free speech.
  • Last week, the Blackadder star Rowan Atkinson warned a House of Lords committee that the government risked creating a culture of "censoriousness" by removing free speech... for more
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