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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