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Admonishment vs. Censure

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Admonishmentnoun

The act of admonishing; a reprimand or rebuke.

Censurenoun

The act of blaming, criticizing, or condemning as wrong; reprehension.

Admonishmentnoun

Admonition.

Censurenoun

An official reprimand.

Admonishmentnoun

a firm rebuke

Censurenoun

Judicial or ecclesiastical sentence or reprimand; condemnatory judgment.

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Censurenoun

(obsolete) Judgment either favorable or unfavorable; opinion.

Censureverb

To criticize harshly.

Censureverb

To formally rebuke.

Censureverb

(obsolete) To form or express a judgment in regard to; to estimate; to judge.

Censurenoun

Judgment either favorable or unfavorable; opinion.

‘Take each man's censure, but reserve thy judgment.’;

Censurenoun

The act of blaming or finding fault with and condemning as wrong; reprehension; blame.

‘Both the censure and the praise were merited.’;

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Censurenoun

Judicial or ecclesiastical sentence or reprimand; condemnatory judgment.

‘Excommunication or other censure of the church.’;

Censureverb

To form or express a judgment in regard to; to estimate; to judge.

Censureverb

To find fault with and condemn as wrong; to blame; to express disapprobation of.

‘I may be censured that nature thus gives way to loyalty.’;

Censureverb

To condemn or reprimand by a judicial or ecclesiastical sentence.

Censureverb

To judge.

Censurenoun

harsh criticism or disapproval

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Censurenoun

the state of being excommunicated

Censureverb

rebuke formally

Censureverb

express severe disapproval of (someone or something), especially in a formal statement

‘the company was heavily censured by inspectors from the Department of Trade’; ‘shareholders censured the bank for its extravagance’;

Censurenoun

the formal expression of severe disapproval

‘two MPs were singled out for censure’; ‘despite episcopal censures, the practice continued’;

Censure

A censure is an expression of strong disapproval or harsh criticism. In parliamentary procedure, it is a debatable main motion that could be adopted by a majority vote.

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