censurable

adjective

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

Example Sentences

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

Word History

Etymology

censure entry 2 + -able

First Known Use

1602, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of censurable was in 1602

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Cite this Entry

“Censurable.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/censurable. Accessed 9 Dec. 2022.

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