Censure synonyms

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The definition of criticism is to expressing disapproval, or a literary analysis of something by taking a detailed look at the pros, cons and merits.
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To blame is to point the finger at someone else and declare him/her responsible for a fault or wrong.
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To express disapproval to (someone); criticize:
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(Idiomatic) To lecture, berate, admonish, or hold somebody accountable for his or her actions.
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To find error or defect in; criticize or blame:
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The act of reproving or something said in reproving; rebuke; censure
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Mild, kind, yet earnest reproof.
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To criticize something is to find and point out fault or problems.
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To adjudge someone guilty of a crime or to impose sentence, especially a severe penalty such as death or life imprisonment.
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Reprehend is defined as to blame or strongly judge a person or action.
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To hear and pass judgment on (persons or cases) in a court of law
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To rebuke severely or formally
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To refuse; to offer sudden or harsh resistance; to turn down or shut out.
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To accuse of and blame for a fault so as to make feel ashamed; rebuke; reprove
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To rebuke severely or bitterly; censure sharply
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To find fault with angrily; rebuke or chide severely
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To deal with something in a direct way; to set to work upon.
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To counsel against wrong practices; to caution or advise; to warn against danger or an offense; — followed by of, against, or a subordinate clause.
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To denigrate is to belittle or attack someone's reputation.
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(Figuratively) to severely defeat
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Used other than as an idiom: see pull,‎ apart.
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(Idiomatic, sports) To overcome by skilled execution.
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To move into action in attempt to catch or defeat another.
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To count (members of a sequence), to enumerate.
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To refuse to approve; reject.
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The definition of impugn is to question the truthfulness or validity of a statement.
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Disparage is defined as to belittle or discredit someone or something.
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(Archaic) To try to avert by prayer
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Depreciate is defined as to decline in value over a period of time, or to reduce the value of assets in accounting records.
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To lecture is defined as to deliver a speech or to talk to someone about why he or she was wrong.
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To rebuke or scold angrily and at length.
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To punish in order to gain control or enforce obedience.
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(Archaic) To chasten
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To spread false or damaging charges against; slander
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Cavil means to disapprove for minor reasons.
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To be concerned with or find fault with insignificant details.
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(Intransitive, chiefly historical) Specifically, to lodge an official objection (especially by means of a remonstrance) with a monarch or other ruling body.
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To scold; now, usually, to reprove mildly
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To exclude from a group or society:
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To revise or make corrections to a publication.
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To depreciate (currency, for example) by official proclamation or by rumor.
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To swear or curse; say “damn,” etc.
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To reprobate is defined as to send to hell, condemn or disapprove.
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To put out of countenance; disconcert.
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To view with contempt; despise.
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To bar or ostracize from social life, a particular profession, etc.
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(Slang) To find fault (with); criticize or disparage
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To cause to fall by shooting.
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(Archaic, idiomatic) To decry
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(Slang) To criticize harshly; censure forcefully.
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To knock down or shatter by explosion; smash.
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(Idiomatic, informal) To restrain (a person).
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(Idiomatic) To attack or criticise.
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To strike a sharp audible blow or series of blows, as on a door.
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(Idiomatic) To call to task or to reprimand severely.
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(Idiomatic, US) To lecture, scold, reprimand, or rebuke.
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(Idiomatic) To act self-righteously in accusing another person, believing that one is blameless.
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(Idiomatic) To dislike; to regard with skepticism, disbelief, disfavor, etc.
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To subject to a heavy attack, physical or figurative.
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(Informal) To lacerate; to wound by multiple lacerations; to injure or damage by cutting, or as if by cutting.
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(Slang) To talk; chat
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To wash (gravel, for example) in a pan for gold or other precious metal.
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(US) To disrespect someone or something
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To engage in harsh, accusatory, threatening criticism.
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To express a feeling of veneration or gratitude to (a deity); worship or glorify.
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To give praise to; glorify.
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To cause to be worthy of recommendation:
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The definition of an objection is a statement of disapproval or a reason to dislike something.
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To denounce is defined as to take a public stand against something and make clear you don't like or are condemning it.
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Deserving to be blamed
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Deserving, or liable to, censure; blameworthy
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Condemning; expressing condemnation, explicitly or implicitly
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Deserving rebuke or censure:
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(Countable) A criticism, a critical remark.
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Strong rebuke; strong scolding
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The act, or an expression, of criticism, censure or condemnation; reprimand
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(Theology) The predestination of a certain number of the human race as reprobates, or objects of condemnation and punishment; damnation.
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A restraint, limit, or restriction:
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To put to a wrong use; to misapply; to use improperly; to misuse; to use for a wrong purpose or end; to pervert; as, to abuse one's authority. [First attested around 1350 to 1470.]
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To make a charge of wrongdoing against another.
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To spread false and harmful statements about; slander
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To complain about a fault; to harp on.
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Challenge means to stop someone and ask for their identification.
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A fundamental property of the elementary particles of which matter is made that gives rise to attractive and repulsive forces. There are two kinds of charge: color charge and electric charge.
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To punish or reprimand for the sake of improvement; to discipline.
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To excoriate is defined as to condemn, criticize thoroughly or express strong disapproval.
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Flame is defined as to burn or light up, or to criticize harshly.
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To charge with impropriety; to discredit; to call into question.
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(Dated) To give a thrashing to; to beat severely.
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To rebuke or scold strongly.
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To use abusive or contemptuous language in speaking to or about; call bad names
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To make incisions in the coats of (seeds) in order to hasten germination
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To characterize or brand as disgraceful or ignominious.
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To fail to uphold; disregard or violate:
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To say defamatory things about someone or something.
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To criticize in a harsh or abusive manner.
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The act of encouraging; incitement to action or to practice; as, the encouragement of youth in generosity.
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(Now Chiefly Dial.) A gift given for services; tip
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The act or process of ratifying, or the state of being ratified
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Advice; counsel
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An expression of favorable acceptance and encouragement; a compliment that also condones.
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Support; encouragement; approval
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A statement endorsing a person, product, etc., as in an advertisement
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To express approval of or give support to, especially by public statement; sanction:
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To let do or happen; permit:
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To allow (something) to happen, to give permission for. [from 15th c.]
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(Intransitive) To consider or show to be worthy of approbation or acceptance.
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The ground or reason of condemning.
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Proclamation; announcement; a publishing.
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To regret; bemoan.
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A formal ecclesiastical censure that deprives a person of the right to belong to a church.
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The condition or fact of being excluded.
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To accuse of a crime or crimes
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To board a vehicle.
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Synonym Study

  • Criticize , in this comparison, is the most general term for finding fault with or disapproving of a person or thing
  • Blame stresses the fixing of responsibility for an error, fault, etc.
  • Reprehend suggests sharp or severe disapproval, generally of faults, errors, etc. rather than of people
  • Condemn and denounce both imply an emphatic pronouncement of blame, guilt, or reprehensibility, condemn suggesting the rendering of a judicial or other final decision, and denounce, public accusation against people or acts
  • Censure implies the expression of severe criticism or disapproval by a person in authority or in a position to pass judgment
Find another word for censure. In this page you can discover 161 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for censure, like: criticism, blame, reprove, take-to-task, fault, reproof, admonition, criticize, condemn, reprehend and judge.