Censure Cen"sure, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Censured}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Censuring}.] [Cf. F. ensurer.] 1. To form or express a judgment in regard to; to estimate; to judge. [Obs.] ``Should I say more, you might well censure me a flatterer.'' --Beau. & Fl. [1913 Webster]

2. To find fault with and condemn as wrong; to blame; to express disapprobation of. [1913 Webster]

I may be censured that nature thus gives way to loyalty. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

3. To condemn or reprimand by a judicial or ecclesiastical sentence. --Shak.

Syn: To blame; reprove; rebuke; condemn; reprehend; reprimand. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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