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From cēnseō (give an opinion) +‎ -tōrius.



cēnsōrius (feminine cēnsōria, neuter cēnsōrium); first/second-declension adjective

  1. censorial
  2. rigid, severe
  3. austere


First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative cēnsōrius cēnsōria cēnsōrium cēnsōriī cēnsōriae cēnsōria
Genitive cēnsōriī cēnsōriae cēnsōriī cēnsōriōrum cēnsōriārum cēnsōriōrum
Dative cēnsōriō cēnsōriō cēnsōriīs
Accusative cēnsōrium cēnsōriam cēnsōrium cēnsōriōs cēnsōriās cēnsōria
Ablative cēnsōriō cēnsōriā cēnsōriō cēnsōriīs
Vocative cēnsōrie cēnsōria cēnsōrium cēnsōriī cēnsōriae cēnsōria


  • Italian: censorio
  • Portuguese: censório
  • Spanish: censorio


  • censorius”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • censorius”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • censorius in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition with additions by D. P. Carpenterius, Adelungius and others, edited by Léopold Favre, 1883–1887)
  • censorius in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette
  • Carl Meißner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • Cato of Utica was a direct descendant of Cato the Censor: Cato Uticensis ortus erat a Catone Censorio
    • the reprimand of a censor: nota, animadversio censoria