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censurable

[ sen-sher-uh-buhl ]
/ ˈsɛn ʃər ə bəl /
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adjective

deserving censure or blame.

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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 forms of censurable

censurableness or censurability, nouncensurably, adverb
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