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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

The act of expressing strong disapproval and criticism.

Usage examples (29)
  • Encouragement after censure is as the sun after a shower.
  • The doctrine upon which this censure is grounded is very true -- that those are not of
  • And then Russ Feingold comes up with the idea of censure, which is going to go nowhere.
  • Violation of that license board may result in censure or reprimand or license revocation. for more
Tutoring comment
  • A "censer" is an incense burner, a "censor" is a person who suppresses ideas or materials, to "censure" is to blame or disapprove, while a "sensor" is a device that detects automatically.
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