But he also censured his fellow council members for not speaking out earlier.
He was censured by his colleagues in the House but given an “Attaboy, Charlie!”
When the House censured Charlie Rangel yesterday, it signified a shift in how Congress does business.
In the end, he was censured by the House and stripped of his chairmanship.
Charlie Rangel was censured for not paying taxes on his Dominican villa—but at least he made up to $500,000 on its sale.
It is a curious mixture of the sacred and profane, for which Drer has often been censured.
It censured Mrs. McKee severely for having been, so to speak, and accessory after the fact.
Sometimes her reviews, like those on the poetry of Longfellow and Lowell, were censured, but she was impartial and able.
Does he ever venture to vindicate his conduct, when censured for it?
Mr. P. had never, by any vote, censured his conduct, and he entertained no wish for his resignation.
late 14c., originally ecclesiastical, from Latin censura "judgment, opinion," also "office of a censor," from census, past participle of censere "appraise, estimate, assess" (see censor (n.)). General sense of "a finding of fault and an expression of condemnation" is from c.1600.
1580s, from censure (n.) or else from French censurer, from censure (n.). Related: Censured; censuring.
Such men are so watchful to censure, that the have seldom much care to look for favourable interpretations of ambiguities, to set the general tenor of life against single failures, or to know how soon any slip of inadvertency has been expiated by sorrow and retractation; but let fly their fulminations, without mercy or prudence, against slight offences or casual temerities, against crimes never committed, or immediately repented. [Johnson, "Life of Sir Thomas Browne," 1756]