Definition of censoriously in US English:



  • See censorious

    • ‘Many reject nonfiction prose (biographies, autobiographies, documentaries, etc.) censoriously on the grounds that the works are legendary, mythical and/or apocryphal.’
    • ‘Twenty years later, when his brief essay was collected, he asked the editor to note that he now viewed Kipling ‘less censoriously and with more affectionate admiration.’’
    • ‘Scattered disapproving murmurs buzzed around the classroom, the pupils shaking their head censoriously.’
    • ‘‘Advertisers, don't be ignorant,’ he warns censoriously.’
    • ‘Now, extra marital affairs are regarded much more censoriously than homosexuality.’