censures

All Noun Verb
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  • I do not even fear your like censures, if they are not founded on those of tradition. Cited from Pascal's Pensees, by Blaise Pascal
  • Now let men pass a thousand censures on me, and on my way of teaching the truth. Cited from Santa Teresa, by Alexander Whyte
  • I do not by this mean to say that I think every one of his censures just. Cited from A Publisher and His Friends, by Samuel Smiles
  • Censures of the world to be but of second regard with any body. Cited from Clarissa, Volume 7, by Samuel Richardson
  • Yet we who have never been tried, should perhaps be cautious in our censures. Cited from Short Studies on Great Subjects, by James Anthony Froude
  • We must leave those who find pleasure in passing sweeping censures on whole nations, to do so as they like. Cited from Civilization of Renaissance in Italy, J Burckhardt
  • There is another form when any one pretends to praise another and really censures him. Cited from Works Volume 3: Essays and Miscellanies, Plutarch
  • I run no risk, and care for no censures. Cited from Works Charles and Mary Lamb, V5, Letters, by Lamb
  • But as I do not write for such readers, I pay no regard to their censures. Cited from Boswell's Correspondence with Erskine ... Tour to Corsica, by Boswell
  • Nature hath set me to keep watch for thee Over the words, acts, censures of the world. Cited from Specimens of Greek Tragedy, by Goldwin Smith
  • It was twenty years before he was again subjected to the censures of the Church. Cited from The Church and the Empire, by D. J. Medley
  • He should behave after the same manner towards one that praises and one that censures him. Cited from The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa, Volume 3
  • The good king Robert incurred the censures of the church for having married his cousin. Cited from Curiosities of Literature, Vol. II (of 3), by Isaac Disraeli
  • These smaller arrests and censures -- not even the best can avoid them. Cited from The Long Roll, by Mary Johnston
  • The censures or the praise of men need not move us. Cited from Expositions of Holy Scripture, by Alexander Maclaren
  • You have but too well justified their harshest censures by every part of your conduct. Cited from Clarissa, Volume 5 (of 9), by Samuel Richardson
  • Your censures are all right: I wish your praises were equally so. Cited from Biographia Epistolaris, Vol. 1, by Coleridge
  • But really we should not be too hasty in our censures. Cited from Clarissa, Volume 4 (of 9), by Samuel Richardson
  • It saps the strength of the individual and then censures him for being weak. Cited from Born Again, by Alfred Lawson
  • I cannot help blaming myself for my readiness to give severe censures where reputation is concerned. Cited from Clarissa, Volume 4 (of 9), by Samuel Richardson
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Root form of censures is censure for both verb and noun.

Words starting with censures

Meaning of censures

  • noun Harsh criticism or disapproval