censurable


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cen·sure

 (sĕn′shər)
n.
1. An expression of strong disapproval or harsh criticism.
2. An official rebuke, as by a legislature of one of its members.
tr.v. cen·sured, cen·sur·ing, cen·sures
To express strong disapproval of or criticize severely, especially in an official capacity: "whether the Senate will censure one of its members for conflict of interest" (Washington Post). See Synonyms at criticize.

[Middle English, from Latin cēnsūra, censorship, from cēnsor, Roman censor; see censor.]

cen′sur·a·ble adj.
cen′sur·a·bly adv.
cen′sur·er n.

censurable

(ˈsɛnʃərəbəl)
adj
deserving censure, condemnation, or blame
ˈcensurableness, ˌcensuraˈbility n
ˈcensurably adv
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.censurable - deserving blame or censure as being wrong or evil or injuriouscensurable - deserving blame or censure as being wrong or evil or injurious; "blameworthy if not criminal behavior"; "censurable misconduct"; "culpable negligence"
guilty - responsible for or chargeable with a reprehensible act; "guilty of murder"; "the guilty person"; "secret guilty deeds"

censurable

adjective
Translations

censurable

[ˈsenʃərəbl] ADJcensurable
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By summer 1789, as the Presbytery's investigation of M'Gill got under way, Burns, no longer the censurable rantin' lad of 1785 but now a successful author, married and settled on the farm at Ellisland, felt the vulnerable M'Gill deserved support, but also doubted his ability to help him.
nervous, painful, commit to what is detrimental, cruel Hardship Natural disasters, Earthquake, hostile actions, starvation, killers, censurable human bankruptcy, enemies, behavior, unsavory vices, infidelity, political outcomes, despots, betrayal, and human fears.
Furthermore, the non censurable exercise of consumers' right to retract the prior assent does not depend upon any action or reaction of the professional party to the contract and the notification of the professional upon the exercise of the unilateral retract right exonerates the consumer of any contractual obligation the denounced contract may have primarily generated, with the only exception of the consumer's duty to return the product to the vendor, subsequent to contract dissolution (23).
Nevertheless, the mere possession of a censurable intention is insufficient to merit punishment.
It's regrettable and censurable that North Korea went ahead with the launch though we had called for restraint,'' Gemba told reporters after the phone talks with Kim.
Constituye otra pista dada a los espectadores acerca del posible origen extranjero de Canuto, no censurable en si mismo por extranjero sino por sus despropositos.
Macbeth's actions illustrate contrasting examples of praiseworthy and censurable ambition.
As Europe was being rapidly dragged towards the quagmire of belligerence, Lewis felt that it was a censurable callousness to revel and remain oblivious to dangers: 'with joy my heart/ Is singing/ Silently; / Fearful to start/ Again my soul/ To weeping.