Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun censure

2 senses of censure

Sense 1
censure, animadversion -- (harsh criticism or disapproval)
       => disapprobation, condemnation -- (an expression of strong disapproval; pronouncing as wrong or morally culpable; "his uncompromising condemnation of racism")

Sense 2
excommunication, exclusion, censure -- (the state of being excommunicated)
       => rejection -- (the state of being rejected)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb censure

1 sense of censure

Sense 1
reprimand, censure, criminate -- (rebuke formally)
       => knock, criticize, criticise, pick apart -- (find fault with; express criticism of; point out real or perceived flaws; "The paper criticized the new movie"; "Don't knock the food--it's free")

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