Censure

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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: Not to be confused with Censer, Censor, or Sensor. A censure /ˈsɛnʃər/ is an expression of strong disapproval or harsh criticism. Among the forms that
  • 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 Congress, or a
  • List of United States Senators expelled or censured: possible. Censure, a lesser punishment which represents a formal statement of disapproval, has been more common in the last century. Although censure carries
  • List of United States Representatives expelled, censured, or reprimanded: vote is required. Members who are censured must stand in the well of the House chamber to receive a reading of the censure resolution. A reprimand was once

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'Censure' example sentence in quotations


* 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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Censure Sample Sentences in News


  • No Clark County GOP censure of Herrera Beutler
    The Clark County Republican Party chose not to censure U.S. Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Camas, at its Saturday meeting. Read more on this news related to 'Censure'
  • Labor moves to censure govt over Triggs
    Opposition Leader Bill Shorten has told parliament Tony Abbott is the worst prime minister in Australian history. Read more on this news related to 'Censure'
  • Censure of Belz fails with 17-17 vote
    The University Park Undergraduate Association was alive with deliberation. A main focus of the evening was on the censure of Representative Ryan Belz. This proposed censure was not a removal of speech, but rather the official reprimand of the organization against Belz’ actions. Read more on this news related to 'Censure'

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