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censorious

[sen-sawr-ee-uh s, -sohr-] /sɛnˈsɔr i əs, -ˈsoʊr-/
adjective
1.
severely critical; faultfinding; carping.
Origin
1530-1540
1530-40; < Latin cēnsōrius of a censor, hence, austere, moral; see censor, -tory1
Related forms
censoriously, adverb
censoriousness, noun
anticensorious, adjective
anticensoriously, adverb
anticensoriousness, noun
noncensorious, adjective
noncensoriously, adverb
noncensoriousness, noun
overcensorious, adjective
overcensoriously, adverb
overcensoriousness, noun
uncensorious, adjective
uncensoriously, adverb
uncensoriousness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for noncensorious

censorious

/sɛnˈsɔːrɪəs/
adjective
1.
harshly critical; fault-finding
Derived Forms
censoriously, adverb
censoriousness, noun
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Word Origin and History for noncensorious
censorious
1536, from L. censorius "pertaining to a censor," from censor (see censor).
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