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 Meanings and Examples of CENSORIOUS
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
censorious
 a.  critical; addicted to censure; severe in making remarks on others, or on their writings or manners; implying or expressing censure
Classic Sentence:
1  And what fun to eat all you wanted without having censorious people say you weren't ladylike.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLVIII
2  They were born old, grim and old and spying and censorious.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
3  were nothing if not censorious, and would at once be fired with virtuous indignation when they heard of a case of vice or seduction.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Gogol
Get Context   In PART 1: CHAPTER VIII
Example Sentence:
1  But it is childish to waste our time in censorious judgment on the individual who does no worse than represent a ruling type.