Thursday, February 05, 2004
censure noun [SEN-shur] The act of blaming or finding fault with and condemning as wrong; reprehension; blame.
Definitions for censure
- The act of blaming or finding fault with and condemning as wrong; reprehension; blame.
- An official reprimand or expression of disapproval.
- To find fault with and condemn as wrong; to blame; to criticize severely.
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Citations for censure
She was tired of their disapproval, the silent censure, their eagerness always to assume the worst.
But it was the dread news of death from scurvy that dominated headlines. A naval court of inquiry censured Nares for failing to provide his sledge crew with fresh lime juice.