censurable

[ sen-sher-uh-buh l ]SEE DEFINITION OF censurable

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CENSURABLE

Nor is there anything unusual or censurable in such an ambition.

He was not as censurable as he would have been had he not possessed these bad tendencies.

Censurable as that practice may appear, it belonged to the age of Sidney.

If such feelings were censurable, they had their punishment.

The one will accuse it of excessive strictness; the other of censurable levity.

If she were poor and friendless, it would not be half so censurable.

But Annie had so much manner, such a pleasant, assured voice, that somehow Norma never found it censurable in her.

If a particular truth may be of any service to the state, your silence is censurable.

This may be censurable in us, and doubtless it is; but, still, the charge lies more against our heads than our hearts.

In the last speech beginning "This was the noblest Roman of them all" Mr. Cooper was censurable.

WORD ORIGIN

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

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR CENSURABLE

inexcusable

adjectivenot forgivable
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