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Definition of Censure

Censure

  1. Judgment either favorable or unfavorable; opinion.
  2. The act of blaming or finding fault with and condemning as wrong; reprehension; blame.
  3. Judicial or ecclesiastical sentence or reprimand; condemnatory judgment.
  4. To form or express a judgment in regard to; to estimate; to judge.
  5. To find fault with and condemn as wrong; to blame; to express disapprobation of.
  6. To condemn or reprimand by a judicial or ecclesiastical sentence.
  7. To judge.

Censure Quotations

You do ill if you praise, but worse if you censure, what you do not understand.
Leonardo da Vinci

The mother cannot expect her daughter to understand the mysteries of housekeeping without education. She should instruct them patiently, lovingly, and make the work as agreeable as she can by her cheerful countenance and encouraging words of approval. If they fail once, twice, or thrice, censure not.
Ellen G. White

The readiest and surest way to get rid of censure, is to correct ourselves.
Demosthenes

It is folly for an eminent man to think of escaping censure, and a weakness to be affected with it. All the illustrious persons of antiquity, and indeed of every age in the world, have passed through this fiery persecution.
Joseph Addison

That said, your values will not always be the object of public admiration. In fact, the more you live by your beliefs, the more you will endure the censure of the world.
Mitt Romney
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Censure Translations

censure in Dutch is afkeuring, wraking, verwerping
censure in German is tadeln
censure in Italian is criticare
censure in Latin is culpo
censure in Spanish is reprender
censure in Swedish is kriticera, klander
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