Appearance
Use device theme  
Dark theme
Light theme

What is another word for censure?

Need synonyms for censure? Here's a list of similar words from our thesaurus that you can use instead.

Noun
The formal expression of severe disapproval or condemnation
more ❯
“If the teacher refuses to do so, he will be open to public censure and criticism from his superiors, further warnings, and potential expulsion.”
Noun
Harsh or abusive language or speech
“It never served anyone to respond in kind to Nikolena's vitriolic censure. Many had found out the hard way.”
Noun
Blame or imputation of responsibility for a fault or wrong
“Mr. Livingstone deserves full censure for his behavior. Moreover, he has aggravated his offense by refusing to apologize.”
Noun
A declaration of fault or blame against another
“His townfolk had more praise for his bravery than censure for his crimes.”
Noun
A remark made to taunt or offend
“It is obvious, then, that what was meant as a taunting censure is actually a compliment to his patriotic sagacity.”
Noun
An act or expression injuring another's reputation
“Against this rash and slanderous censure of Kellison, I will produce the testimony of Vasquez and Bellarmine, men of greater credit and knowledge touching the matter and form of ordination.”
Noun
Hatred or disapproval incurred by someone as a result of their actions
“I am sorry if you are genuinely unaware of the public censure against your company in the West of London.”
Noun
Protest, objection, disapproving pleading, or an act thereof
more ❯
Noun
A (degree of) loss or lack of reputation or respect
more ❯
Noun
Biting severity, or sarcastic quality
Noun
The punishment assigned to a defendant found guilty by a court for a particular offense
more ❯
Noun
Lecturing or admonishment
Noun
A rejection by right of veto
more ❯
Verb
To condemn or express strong disapproval of
“Reviewers were all too willing to censure young composers for blatant copying.”
Verb
To criticize or castigate severely
more ❯
“Rather than censure the young man for revealing his serious lapses that week, they were grateful for his admission of weakness.”
Verb
To express an unfavorable opinion of something or someone
more ❯
“There was not a horse or cow to stare at him from the opposite meadow, no human creature within ken, to censure his performance or criticize his appearance.”
Verb
To accuse, blame, or pronounce someone guilty of wrongdoing
more ❯
“Are you so ungenerous to censure and blame him for the money not being paid?”
Verb
To complain or express discontent in a wearisome manner
more ❯
Verb
To mock or ridicule, especially via satire
more ❯
Verb
To prohibit or make illegal by law
more ❯
Verb
To halt, stop, eliminate, stamp out, or put down, often suddenly or by force
axUS
axeUK
more ❯
Find more words!
Use * for blank tiles (max 2) Advanced Search Advanced Search
Use * for blank spaces Advanced Search
Advanced Word Finder

See Also

Nearby Words
7-letter Words Starting With
Find Synonyms
go
Word Tools Finders & Helpers Apps More Synonyms
Copyright WordHippo © 2022