To better see all uses of the word
censure
in
Emma
please enable javascript.

Go to New Version of This Page
This old version has not been updated since 2016,
but we're leaving it in case you prefer it.
Show What's New
Please update your links from the new version.
censure
Used In
Emma
Go to Book Vocabulary
Go to Word Detail
  • "I do not think he is conceited either, in general," said Harriet, her conscience opposing such censure; "
  • He was warm in his reprobation of Mr. Elton’s conduct; it had been unpardonable rudeness; and Mrs. Elton’s looks also received the due share of censure.
  • Mrs. Weston—it is too calm a censure.
  • — A few words which dropped from him yesterday spoke his opinion, and some censure I acknowledge myself liable to.
  • He saw that Emma had soon made it out, and found it highly entertaining, though it was something which she judged it proper to appear to censure; for she said, "Nonsense! for shame!"
  • In general he was judged, throughout the parishes of Donwell and Highbury, with great candour; liberal allowances were made for the little excesses of such a handsome young man—one who smiled so often and bowed so well; but there was one spirit among them not to be softened, from its power of censure, by bows or smiles—Mr. Knightley.

  • There are no more uses of "censure" in the book.


    Show samples from other sources
  • They censured him for bringing dishonor upon the Senate.
  • In spite of the censure of her colleagues, she believed she had done the right thing.

  • Go to more samples
Go to Book Vocabulary
verbalworkout.com . . . enhancing vocabulary while reading