CENSURE in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of CENSURE
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
 v.  expression of strong disapproval or harsh criticism; blame
Classic Sentence: (24 in 2 pages)
1  I value not her censure any more than I should do her commendation.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 13
2  Elinor sighed over the fancied necessity of this; but to a man and a soldier she presumed not to censure it.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 31
3  Elinor kept her concern and her censure to herself; and was very thankful that Marianne was not present, to share the provocation.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 33
4  It was censure in common use, and easily given.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 36
5  Everyone had something to say in censure or ridicule of the luckless Madame Maltishtcheva, and the conversation crackled merrily, like a burning faggot-stack.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In PART 2: Chapter 6
6  Possibly the author may also incur censure at the hands of those so-called "patriots" who sit quietly in corners, and become capitalists through making fortunes at the expense of others.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Gogol
Context  Highlight   In PART 1: CHAPTER XI
7  Every violent reform deserves censure, for it quite fails to remedy evil while men remain what they are, and also because wisdom needs no violence.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER VII
8  Count Rostopchin paused, feeling that he had reached the limit beyond which censure was impossible.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER III
9  If he now incurred Natasha's censure it was only for buying too many and too expensive things.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 16: CHAPTER XII
10  His father, whom he loved, he exempted from censure; as for himself, one thing followed another; and so he sat, with old fogies, looking at views.
Between the Acts By Virginia Woolf
Context  Highlight   In Unit 4
11  There was no want of respect in the young man's address; and Fanny's reception of it was so proper and modest, so calm and uninviting, that he had nothing to censure in her.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXV
12  The term you use,' said Mr. Brownlow, sternly, 'is a reproach to those long since passed beyond the feeble censure of the world.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER LI
13  His censure of those travellers who swerve from the truth.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan Swift
Context  Highlight   In PART 4: CHAPTER XII.
14  She had the old feeling that Will knew all about her and Ashley, understood all and did not either censure or approve.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXIX
15  Women who had wildly adored him, and for his sake had braved all social censure and set convention at defiance, were seen to grow pallid with shame or horror if Dorian Gray entered the room.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 11
Example Sentence:
1  Mankind censure injustice, fearing that they may be the victims of it and not because they shrink from commintting it.
2  The opposition passed a vote of censure on the government.
3  He could face censure from his colleagues.
4  The ethics committee may take a decision to admonish him or to censure him.
5  Today's paper will censure the senator for behavior inappropriate to a member of Congress.