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synonyms for censorious

  • accusatory
  • captious
  • carping
  • caviling
  • cavillous
  • chiding
  • complaining
  • condemnatory
  • condemning
  • critical
  • culpatory
  • denouncing
  • disapproving
  • disparaging
  • fault-finding
  • hypercritical
  • overcritical
  • reproaching
  • severe

antonyms for censorious

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  • complimentary
  • encouraging
  • flattering
  • laudatory
  • praising
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How to use censorious in a sentence

He has also signaled opposition to the censorious “woke” culture that has come to dominate liberal discourse.
WHAT ELON MUSK REALLY BELIEVESMOLLY BALLAPRIL 26, 2022TIME
By 2001, the International Center for Human Rights and Democratic Development estimated, China spent $20 billion on censorious telecom equipment every year.
RUSSIA INCHES CLOSER TO ITS SPLINTERNET DREAMWIREDAPRIL 3, 2022ARS TECHNICA
Up until the mid-’80s, it looked like these censorious villains would triumph—and also, like today, most of the adult world hid in their homes in Sherman Oaks instead of fighting back.
WHY THE ONLYFANS PORN MESS IS A WAKE-UP CALL FOR SEX WORKERSCHERIE DEVILLEAUGUST 26, 2021THE DAILY BEAST
Additionally, the Court handed a victory to public school student-athletes — and to students generally — who find themselves on the wrong end of overly censorious school administrators.
3 WINNERS AND 3 LOSERS FROM THE JUST-COMPLETED SUPREME COURT TERMIAN MILLHISERJULY 2, 2021VOX
After all, here was a babe equipped to face the exigencies of a censorious world; in looks and apparel a credit to any father.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
They judged him by a censorious standard which took no account of genius.
AMERICAN SKETCHESCHARLES WHIBLEY
Yes, and she is a curious being to pretend to be censorious—an awkward thing, without any one good point under the sun.
THE ONTARIO READERS: THE HIGH SCHOOL READER, 1886MINISTRY OF EDUCATION
He forgot the delicate and uncertain state of his marital affairs, forgot the censorious world, his ennui and doubt and regret.
THE BEAUTYMRS. WILSON WOODROW
The Bishop is especially incensed at the censer; and waxes censorious about the wax lights.
PUNCHINELLO, VOL. 1, NO. 7, MAY 14, 1870VARIOUS
As we have seen, instead of softening his selfish nature, it rendered him more morose and censorious.
HUBERT'S WIFEMINNIE MARY LEE
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