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Definition of "censurable" [cen•sur•a•ble]

  • Deserving of or open to censure. See Synonyms at blameworthy. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "censurable" in a sentence
  • "Polk considered this “highly censurable”—evidence that Scott and his allies would “throw every obstacle in the way of my prosecuting the Mexican War successfully.”"
  • "According to the House of Representatives Guide of Decorum, this is a censurable offense."
  • "For example, SCOTUS has abandoned wide swaths of the law, as anywhere from 60–80% of its threadbare docket is dedicated to resolving conflicts between various courts of appeals, and it has abandoned any and all pretense of policing irregular, censurable, and otherwise outright cor�rupt decisions of our inferior appellate courts, with instances of pure error correction occurring so rarely as to be remarkable."