The act of blaming, criticizing, or condemning as wrong; reprehension. (noun)
An official reprimand. (noun)
The state of excommunication. (noun)
to criticize harshly (verb)
to formally rebuke (verb)
Examples of word censure
Illustrations: A resolution of censure may be amended by striking out the word Â“censureÂ” and inserting the word Â“thanks, Â” for both relate to opinion of certain conduct; refusing to censure is not the same as expressing thanks.
In this way, from the beginning of the thirteenth century, although not expressly so stated in the decretals, the term censure became the equivalent of a certain class of ecclesiastical penalties, i.e., interdict, suspension, and excommunication.
The kid probably deserves First prize, but, by daring to attack the field of Goebbels Warming, probably managed to get a unique censure from the prize committee typically reserved for Science Fair projects that attempt to justify Eugenics or Lysenkoism â€” and totally unlike that kid who did a baking soda volcano and still got a â€œblue ribbonâ€ â€¦ everyone gets an award these days, you know â€¦ unless their project is clearly unPC.
Much of the censure is coming from an "infrastructure Ã¼ ber alles" crowd that too readily ignores that the costs of these big projects are often grossly underestimated and their benefits significantly exaggerated.
Violation of that license board may result in censure or reprimand or license revocation.