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
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censurable

[ˈsenʃərəbl] ADJcensurable
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Now money-making, as we say, being twofold, it may be applied to two purposes, the service of the house or retail trade; of which the first is necessary and commendable, the other justly censurable; for it has not its origin in [1258b] nature, but by it men gain from each other; for usury is most reasonably detested, as it is increasing our fortune by money itself, and not employing it for the purpose it was originally intended, namely exchange.
[...] lo que fuese disculpable en una revista de jurisprudencia, destinada a circular entre abogados, seria muy censurable en una novela como esta, que puede ser leida por pudorosas senoritas (Vazquez 186).
En muchos campos, la recomendacion practica para reconocer lo eticamente censurable pasa por identificar emociones disforicas generadas por situaciones, palabras o gestos.