Definitions

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  • adjective Not censorious.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • 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).

    Gilbert Ryle

  • In face, watchful behind a blind; habitually not uncensorious and contemptuous perhaps.

    Bleak House

  • Protected by America, its economy guaranteed by Wasabi oil, its religious authorities fat, happy, and uncensorious, Matar was the Switzerland of the Gulf.

    Florence of Arabia (Part II)

  • Protected by America, its economy guaranteed by Wasabi oil, its religious authorities fat, happy, and uncensorious, Matar was the Switzerland of the Gulf.

    Florence of Arabia (Part II)

  • 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_?

    Quiet Talks on 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.

    Balloons

  • Mary, bland and uncensorious, was a perfect chaperon.

    The Woman from Outside [on Swan River]

  • In face, watchful behind a blind; habitually not uncensorious and contemptuous perhaps.

    Bleak House

  • In face, watchful behind a blind; habitually not uncensorious and contemptuous perhaps.

    Bleak House

  • O'Donnell has no hint of the Moral Majority about him but, though uncensorious, he doesn't idealise or try to act the shrink. '

    Elections - fresh news by plazoo.com

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  • It is totally a proper word! It's just censorious with the un- prefix.

    January 12, 2009

  • Ummm, uncensored is also an adjective.

    January 12, 2009

  • Also, in that particular usage, it doesn't appear to quite make sense, since the slap is clearly meant to be censorious. Perhaps in this case it's an amalgam of "censorious" and "unceremonious"?

    January 12, 2009