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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

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

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

Censure acquits the raven, but pursues the dove.
Juvenal

I have often met with happiness after some imprudent step which ought to have brought ruin upon me, and although passing a vote of censure upon myself I would thank God for his mercy.
Giacomo Casanova

It is salutary to train oneself to be no more affected by censure than by praise.
W. Somerset Maugham
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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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