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censorious
Definition:
Given to blame or to condemn; severe in making remarks on the conduct or writings of others.

Synonyms:

adjective
all
censorious.
critical
calumniatory.
overcritical
overcritical, over critical.
querulous
whiniest, whinier, bearish, whiny, thin-skinned touchy, out of sorts peevish, huffy irascible, wailing, waspy, Grumbly.
severe
curt, frosty, crisp, cutting, harsh, imperial, brusque, authoritarian, obdurate, austere, bleak, inflexible, puritanical, acute, fundamental, dry, intolerant, draconian, acerbic, acrimonious, abrupt, critical, demanding, gruff, stark, strait-laced, spare, hidebound, astringent, obstinate, strict, keen, blunt, brisk, exacting, icy, basic, stiff-necked, oppressive, stringent, meticulous, dour, prudish, caustic, rigorous, uncompromising, grim, disciplined, lean, cool, spartan, rigid, short, severe, sharp, chilly, precise, intense, tart, raw, unbending, correct, ascetic, piquant, relentless, stern.
very critical
overcritical, captious, Fault-finding, severe, disparaging, Reproaching, critical, Cavillous, Culpatory, complaining, Reprehending, chiding, condemnatory, carping, caviling, hypercritical, accusatory, condemning, Denouncing, disapproving.
noun
carping
complaining, faultfinding.
censorious
critical, disapproving, disparaging, carping, Fault-finding, Cavilling, severe, captious, hypercritical, condemnatory.
verb
condemning
condemnatory.
Examples of usage:
  1. Mr. Shrimplin, whose moods were likely to be critical and censorious, realized that there was something personally offensive in the fact that Archibald McBride had chosen to disregard a holiday which his fellow- merchants had so very generally observed. – The Just and the Unjust by Vaughan Kester
  2. In the censorious mood induced by the reflection that he had waited an hour and a half for half a minute's glimpse of the imperial party, March now decided not to go to the manoeuvres, where he might be subjected to still greater humiliation and disappointment. – Their Silver Wedding Journey by William Dean Howells
  3. Was he cruel and covetous, slothful and indifferent, uncharitable and censorious; or loving, zealous, and self- denying, the author of peace and lover of concord, a friend and brother? – Parish Papers by Norman Macleod
  4. There were even censorious folk in Witanbury who called her eccentric. – Good Old Anna by Marie Belloc Lowndes
  5. The world is so censorious. – The Passionate Elopement by Compton Mackenzie

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