Pronunciation of Censorious
/sɛnsˈɔːɹɪəs/, /sɛnsˈɔːɹɪəs/, /s_ɛ_n_s_ˈɔː_ɹ_ɪ__ə_s/
Antonyms for censorious:
Synonyms for censorious:
Other synonyms and related words:
blunt, basic, acerbic, precise, stiff-necked, raw, correct, inflexible, icy, demanding, gruff, intolerant, prudish, astringent, bleak, disciplined, authoritarian, cutting, puritanical, frosty, imperial, stark, meticulous, severe, grim, acrimonious, rigid, caustic, crisp, fundamental, spartan, cool, piquant, rigorous, harsh, obdurate, relentless, dry, hidebound, oppressive, sharp, keen, strict, stringent, strait-laced, stern, acute, draconian, brusque, lean, exacting, tart, unbending, short, austere, ascetic, brisk, obstinate, abrupt, spare, uncompromising, dour, curt, critical, intense, chilly.
very critical (adjective)
Sense 2 (noun)
Usage examples for censorious:
- She tells every stranger that I think she is censorious. - "Old Fritz and the New Era", Louise Muhlbach.
- The difference is that at home, having one's proper business, one leaves the weather to look after its own affairs in its own way; but being cast upon the necessary idleness of sojourn abroad, one becomes critical, becomes censorious. - "London Films", W.D. Howells.
- Let us then be tender with the erring and the sinful, rather than censorious, and full of rebuke. - "Quit Your Worrying!", George Wharton James.