If your boss yells at you for everything you do, even tiny minor mistakes, this is an example of when he might be described as censorious.
Origin of censoriousClassical Latin censorius from censere: see censor
- Tending to censure; critical.
- Expressing censure.
Origin of censoriousLatin cēnsōrius of a censor from cēnsor Roman censor ; see censor .
(comparative more censorious, superlative most censorious)