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censurable

[sen-sher-uh-buh l] /ˈsɛn ʃər ə bəl/
adjective
1.
deserving censure or blame.
Origin
1625-1635
1625-35; censure + -able
Related forms
censurableness, censurability, noun
censurably, adverb
noncensurable, adjective
noncensurableness, noun
noncensurably, adverb
uncensurable, adjective
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Examples for censurable
  • It was not, in the light of diplomacy, a censurable act nt all.
  • He who puts his country above mankind is as censurable as he who puts his family above his country and himself above his family.
  • The existing methods are further censurable in that they can be maintained only by persistent dereliction of plighted.
British Dictionary definitions for censurable

censurable

/ˈsɛnʃərəbəl/
adjective
1.
deserving censure, condemnation, or blame
Derived Forms
censurableness, censurability, noun
censurably, adverb
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Word Origin and History for censurable
adj.

1630s, from censure + -able. Related: Censurability.

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