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 c&emacron;ns&omacron;rius, of a censor, from c&emacron;nsor, Roman censor; see censor.
(comparative more censorious, superlative most censorious)