censurable

[ sen-sher-uh-buh l ]
/ ˈsɛn ʃər ə bəl /

adjective

deserving censure or blame.

Nearby words

  1. censorial,
  2. censorious,
  3. censoriously,
  4. censorship,
  5. censual,
  6. censure,
  7. census,
  8. census taker,
  9. census tract,
  10. cent

Origin of censurable

First recorded in 1625–35; censure + -able

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British Dictionary definitions for censurable

censurable

/ (ˈsɛnʃərəbəl) /

adjective

deserving censure, condemnation, or blame
Derived Formscensurableness or censurability, nouncensurably, adverb

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Word Origin and History for censurable

censurable

adj.

1630s, from censure + -able. Related: Censurability.

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