Cen*so"ri*ous (?), a. [L. censorius pertaining to the censor. See Censor.]


Addicted to censure; apt to blame or condemn; severe in making remarks on others, or on their writings or manners.

A dogmatical spirit inclines a man to be consorious of his neighbors.


Implying or expressing censure; as, censorious remarks.

Syn. -- Fault-finding; carping; caviling; captious; severe; condemnatory; hypercritical.

-- Cen*so"ri*ous*ly, adv. -- Cen*so"ri*ous*ness, n.


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