HyperDic: censure

English > 3 senses of the word censure:
NOUNcommunicationcensure, animadversionharsh criticism or disapproval
statecensure, excommunication, exclusionthe state of being excommunicated
VERBcommunicationcensure, reprimand, criminaterebuke formally
censure > pronunciation
Soundsseh'nsher
RhymesAshur ... Yorkshire: 36 rhymes with sher...
English > censure: 3 senses > noun 1, communication
Meaningharsh criticism or disapproval.
Synonymanimadversion
NarrowerinterdictAn ecclesiastical censure by the Roman Catholic Church withdrawing certain sacraments and Christian burial from a person or all persons in a particular district
Broaderdisapprobation, condemnationAn expression of strong disapproval
Spanishanimadversión, censura, condena, desaprobación, rechazo
Catalananimadversió
Verbscensurerebuke formally
English > censure: 3 senses > noun 2, state
MeaningThe state of being excommunicated.
Synonymsexcommunication, exclusion
BroaderrejectionThe state of being rejected
Spanishexcomulgación, excomunión
Catalanexcomunió
English > censure: 3 senses > verb 1, communication
Meaningrebuke formally.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Synonymsreprimand, criminate
NarroweranimadvertExpress blame or censure or make a harshly critical remark
Broaderknock, criticize, criticise, pick apartfind fault with
Spanishamonestar, censurar, incriminar, reprender
Catalancensurar, reprendre
Nounscensureharsh criticism or disapproval

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