verb (used with object)
Origin of censor
Examples from the Web for uncensored
Christopher Bray on a new book that presents the famed director at his uncensored maddening best.
He is the bestselling author of The Commission: The Uncensored History of the 9/11 Investigation.
But because the power of those clothes to communicate something unvetted and uncensored is irresistible.
And they ran their first uncensored broadcast on February 18, only one day after the nationwide protests began.
It was dramatic and funny and hilarious and uncensored and real and intense.
Within the realm of human interaction in the only uncensored medium known, a different political experience is taking shape.
The Internet is the one and only uncensored place left on the earth.
Mr. and Mrs. Bullitt had some trouble at the frontier, but her diary, uncensored, came over safe for our delight.Ten Years Near the German Frontier|Maurice Francis Egan
Their thought is of individual liberty and of the free labor that supports life and the uncensored thought that quickens it.State of the Union Addresses of Woodrow Wilson|Woodrow Wilson
The author of Uncensored Celebrities is far too modest when he calls his new work a “sketch.”When Winter Comes to Main Street|Grant Martin Overton
Word Origin for censor
1833 of media, from censor (n.). Related: Censored; censoring.
1530s, "Roman magistrate who took censuses and oversaw public morals," from Middle French censor and directly from Latin censor, from censere "to appraise, value, judge," from PIE root *kens- "speak solemnly, announce" (cf. Sanskrit śamsati "recites, praises," śasa "song of praise").
There were two of them at a time in classical times, usually patricians, and they also had charge of public finances and public works. Transferred sense of "officious judge of morals and conduct" in English is from 1590s. Roman censor also had a transferred sense of "a severe judge; a rigid moralist; a censurer." Of books, plays (later films, etc.), 1640s. By the early decades of the 19c. the meaning of the English word had shaded into "state agent charged with suppression of speech or published matter deemed politically subversive." Related: Censorial.