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Definition of censorious adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

censorious

 adjective
adjective
BrE BrE//senˈsɔːriəs//
 
; NAmE NAmE//senˈsɔːriəs//
 
(formal)
 
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tending to criticize people or things a lot synonym critical She fixed her daughter with a censorious eye. Word Origin mid 16th cent.: from Latin censorius (from censor ‘magistrate’ + -ious.
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