- adj. Not censorious.
“In face, watchful behind a blind; habitually not uncensorious and contemptuous perhaps.”
“With colleagues he was “tolerant (and) uncensorious” (Warnock, xiv), but in philosophical debate he could turn into a formidable opponent, expressing an intense dislike of pomposity, pretence and jargon (Urmson, 271; Gallop, 228).”
“Protected by America, its economy guaranteed by Wasabi oil, its religious authorities fat, happy, and uncensorious, Matar was the Switzerland of the Gulf.”
“For that business man down in the sharp competition of the world where duty calls him, to resist the sly temptations to overreach, to keep keenly alert not to be overreached; and through all to preserve an uncensorious spirit, unhurt by the selfishness of the crowd -- tell me, some of you men -- _will that not take power_?”
“His iron public spirit, his inevitable devotion to duty, unconscious and instinctive and uncensorious, combined with a guilty sense that her youth and beauty had been uprooted by him, and put into a dusty distant soil.”
“Mary, bland and uncensorious, was a perfect chaperon.”
“O'Donnell has no hint of the Moral Majority about him but, though uncensorious, he doesn't idealise or try to act the shrink. ”
““That noble frankness of disposition, that sweet and unaffected openness and simplicity, which shines in all her actions and behaviour, commend her to the esteem and reverence of all mankind; as her humility and affability, and a temper uncensorious, and ever making the best of what she said of the absent person, of either sex, do to the love of every lady.”
“Sometimes he despised his private image, the patient, uninvolved, uncensorious inquisitor of other people’s misery and guilt.”
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