Censure vs Reprovable - What's the difference?
As a verb censure
As an adjective reprovable is
reproachable; worthy of reproof or censure.
The act of blaming]], criticizing, or [[condemn, condemning as wrong; reprehension.
An official reprimand.
Judicial or ecclesiastical sentence or reprimand; condemnatory judgment.
* Bishop Burnet
- Both the censure and the praise were merited.
(obsolete) Judgment either favorable or unfavorable; opinion.
* William Shakespeare Hamlet , Act I, scene III:
- excommunication or other censure of the church
- Take each man's censure , but reserve thy judgment.
to criticize harshly
to formally rebuke
(obsolete) To form or express a judgment in regard to; to estimate; to judge.
* Beaumont and Fletcher
- I may be censured that nature thus gives way to loyalty.
- Should I say more, you might well censure me a flatterer.
* See also
reproachable; worthy of reproof or censure
- (Jeremy Taylor)
, author=Gerardo Reichel-Dolmatoff
, title=The People of Aritama: The Cultural Personality of a Columbian Mestizo Village
, passage=Feeling hungry, she wanted to ask for food (an unthinkable action in conscious behavior) and so knocked on the door, but when nobody answered she entered the house (again a reprovable
action) and saw a bearded man sitting in the single room.}}