Definition of


  1. (noun, communication) harsh criticism or disapproval
  2. (noun, state) the state of being excommunicated
  3. (verb, communication) rebuke formally

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Alternate forms of Censure

Derivations: censure

Hyponyms: animadvert, interdict

Hypernyms: condemnation, criticise, criticize, disapprobation, knock, pick apart, rejection

Origin of the word Censure

  1. late 14c., from L. censura "judgment" (see censor). The verb is first attested 1580s. more

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