Censorship Definition

sĕnsər-shĭp
noun
The act, system, or practice of censoring.
Webster's New World
The office or term of a Roman censor.
Webster's New World
The agency by which unpleasant ideas, memories, etc. are kept from entering consciousness, except symbolically as in dreams.
Webster's New World
The definition of censorship is the practice of limiting access to information, ideas or books in order to prevent knowledge or freedom of thought.
Banning controversial books is an example of censorship.
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Synonyms:
security reviewcensoringthe censor's blue pencilsecurity blackoutbleepingdeletioneditingbowdlerizationexpurgationthought controlnews blackoutgovernmental controlcontrolling the pressforbiddingrestriction

Other Word Forms of Censorship

Noun

Singular:
censorship
Plural:
censorships

Origin of Censorship

  • From censor +‎ -ship.

    From Wiktionary

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