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Definition(s):

  • (adj) harshly critical or expressing censure

Usage(s):

  1. A cocked eyebrow, a smirk, even a suggestive pause in speech can make the censorious heart skip a beat.
  2. But one important voice was as wrong as any of them and now is among the most censorious about the way things have turned out.
  3. The third of Peter's rivals, Eddie-Venom is the reckless spirit of what teens would do if they dared, if there were no consequences, no censorious adult monitoring them.

News

  • Apple needs to re-evaluate its censorship, but we don’t want the walls to come down entirely

    Apple won't autocorrect you when you misspell words such as abortion, and murder, which is another example of its bizarre, vaguely censorious attitude. While we want it to give us the choice, we'd rather it didn't abandon its vigilance entirely. The post Apple needs to re-evaluate its censorship, but we don’t want the walls to come down entirely appeared first on Digital Trends .
    on July 21, 2013     Source: Digital Trends

Quotes

  1. Announcing his withdrawal to The Times, Mr Duncan said: "Censorious judgmentalism from the moralising wing, which treats half our countrymen as enemies, must be rooted out."
    on Jul 18, 2005 By: Alan Duncan Source: BBC News

  2. "It just doesn't happen," Wade told the committee. "These are hypothetical questions and I'm being very frank with you. I can't remember one occasion when we have discussed tomorrow's newspaper in the censorious sense that you keep telling me...
    on Jan 16, 2008 By: Rebekah Wade Source: Media Guardian

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