Censurable to Centralize

(Cen"sur*a*ble) a. Deserving of censure; blamable; culpable; reprehensible; as, a censurable person, or censurable conduct.

Cen"sur*a*bleness, n.Cen"sur*a*bly, adv.

(Cen"sure) n. [L. censura fr. censere: cf. F. censure. Cf. Censor.]

1. Judgment either favorable or unfavorable; opinion. [Obs.]

Take each man's censure, but reserve thy judgment.

2. The act of blaming or finding fault with and condemning as wrong; reprehension; blame.

Both the censure and the praise were merited.

3. Judicial or ecclesiastical sentence or reprimand; condemnatory judgment.

Excommunication or other censure of the church.
Bp. Burnet.

Syn. — Blame; reproof; condemnation; reprobation; disapproval; disapprobation; reprehension; animadversion; reprimand; reflection; dispraise; abuse.

(Cen"sure), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Censured ; p. pr. & vb. n. Censuring.] [Cf. F. ensurer.]

1. To form or express a judgment in regard to; to estimate; to judge. [Obs.] "Should I say more, you might well censure me a flatterer." Beau. & Fl.

2. To find fault with and condemn as wrong; to blame; to express disapprobation of.

I may be censured that nature thus gives way to loyalty.

3. To condemn or reprimand by a judicial or ecclesiastical sentence. Shak.

Syn. — To blame; reprove; rebuke; condemn; reprehend; reprimand.

(Cen"sure), v. i. To judge. [Obs.] Shak.

(Cen"sur*er) n. One who censures. Sha.

(Cen"sus) n. [L. census, fr. censere. See Censor.]

1. (Bot. Antiq.) A numbering of the people, and valuation of their estate, for the purpose of imposing taxes, etc.; — usually made once in five years.

2. An official registration of the number of the people, the value of their estates, and other general statistics of a country.

A general census of the United States was first taken in 1790, and one has been taken at the end of every ten years since.

(Cent) n. [F. cent hundred, L. centum. See Hundred.]

1. A hundred; as, ten per cent, the proportion of ten parts in a hundred.

2. A United States coin, the hundredth part of a dollar, formerly made of copper, now of copper, tin, and zinc.

  By PanEris using Melati.

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