Chid vs Censure - What's the difference?

chid | censure |


As verbs the difference between chid and censure

is that chid is while censure is .

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

chid

English

Verb

(head)
  • (chide)
  • Synonyms

    * chided * chode

    Verb

    (head)
  • Synonyms

    * chidden * chided

    censure

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • The act of blaming]], criticizing, or [[condemn, condemning as wrong; reprehension.
  • * Macaulay
  • Both the censure and the praise were merited.
  • An official reprimand.
  • Judicial or ecclesiastical sentence or reprimand; condemnatory judgment.
  • * Bishop Burnet
  • excommunication or other censure of the church
  • (obsolete) Judgment either favorable or unfavorable; opinion.
  • * William Shakespeare Hamlet , Act I, scene III:
  • Take each man's censure , but reserve thy judgment.

    Verb

    (censur)
  • to criticize harshly
  • * Shakespeare
  • I may be censured that nature thus gives way to loyalty.
  • to formally rebuke
  • (obsolete) To form or express a judgment in regard to; to estimate; to judge.
  • * Beaumont and Fletcher
  • Should I say more, you might well censure me a flatterer.

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