cen·​sur·​able ˈsen(t)-sh(ə-)rə-bəl How to pronounce censurable (audio)
: deserving or open to censure
censurable behavior

Examples of censurable in a Sentence

censurable conduct that should get that student expelled the censurable language on the poster resulted in it being taken down

Word History


censure entry 2 + -able

First Known Use

1602, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of censurable was in 1602

Dictionary Entries Near censurable

Cite this Entry

“Censurable.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/censurable. Accessed 15 Jul. 2024.

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