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Censure Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0

  • harsh criticism or disapproval
  • the state of being excommunicated
  • rebuke formally

Definitions from Wiktionary

  • harsh criticism or disapproval ,
  • the state of being excommunicated

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Censure'

  • Censure: A censure ˈ | s | ɛ | n | ʃ | ər is an expression of strong disapproval or harsh criticism Among the forms that it can take are a stern ...
  • Censure in the United States: In the United States, a motion of censure is a congressional procedure for reprimanding the President of the United States , a member of ...
  • Herem (censure): Herem (or Chērem חרם) is the highest ecclesiastical censure in the Jew ish community. It is the total exclusion of a person from the ...
  • List of United States senators expelled or censured: Although censure carries no formal punishment, only one Senator (Benjamin R. Tillman ) of the nine to be censured has ever been re-elected ...
  • List of New York State Legislature members expelled or censured: Both the New York State Senate and the New York State Assembly have occasionally expelled or censured one or several of their members. ...

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* The censure of those who are opposed to us, is the highest commendation that can be given us. - Antoine De Saint-Exupery

* Give every man thine ear, but few thy voice take each man's censure but reserve thy judgement. - William Shakespeare

* Mankind censure injustice fearing that they may be the victims of it, and not because they shrink from committing it. - Plato

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