Another factor is the morally censorious climate in which we live -- a climate that is intolerant of eccentricity, waywardness and general lack of perfection.
-- Andrew Martin, "Class conscious", New Statesman, November 6, 2000
The world seems to become more not less censorious towards those who do not conform to its norms
-- Allan Ramsay, "Terrorism in America: Reflections from a French field", Contemporary Review, November 2001
Sometimes Byron's tone is that of a censorious eighth-grade girl, as when he reports that "Martha is not a good mixer at parties."
-- Caitlin Flanagan, "Home Alone", The Atlantic, September 2002
They question me, half censorious, half wistful: "And did you never want to get married yourself?"
-- Nuala O'Faolain, Are You Somebody
To this little rant of mine the Roman philosopher Seneca offers a censorious tut-tut.
-- Garret Keizer, "Sound and Fury", Harper's Magazine, March 2001