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censorship

 [sen´ser-ship]
the action of the censor.

censorship

(sĕn′sər-shĭp′)
n.
Psychology Prevention of disturbing or painful thoughts or feelings from reaching consciousness except in a disguised form.
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Fortunately, Walter expurgated the original lyric somewhat.
This is precisely the conservatism that has been, in more recent years, eclipsed or expurgated, yet one that has much to say about our situation as it alters in a postmodern setting presided over by self-acclaimed geometricians and enlighteners impervious to the deeper metaphysical needs of civilization, and of the human personality and soul.
You know, Pound expurgated much of his own Provencal, I remember one poem which begins "Keep it in, dear" which Ezra changed to something else.
She herself prepared an expurgated edition of his translation of the Nights "suitable for ladies" and worked tirelessly to mask his scurrilous fascination with such subjects as sadism, phallus worship, circumcision (especially female), and homosexuality from public scrutiny.
In three central chapters which focus on the novelistic practices of Samuel Richardson, Ann Radcliffe, and George Eliot, Price aligns the anthology with its disreputable cousins--the abridgment, the expurgated edition, the bowdlerization--in order to show how these little-studied forms exerted an influence on reading in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.
Much of this section is a reproduction of RCMP files pertaining to the NFB garnered through Access to Information requests--or what remained of these files after they had been expurgated by the CSIS censor.
Finally, to complicate further the question of changing versions of the Frost text, there exists an expurgated copy of the diary in J.
As a result, texts have been expurgated of references to: sexual innuendo, the disabled, junk food, stereotyping of women (by showing them cooking, for example), scantily clad people, rainbows (gay agenda), age groups, religions, racial or ethnic groups, Satanism, rock and roll music, serious car accidents.
All her competitive results achieved since December 15 2000,have now been expurgated from competition records.
Sex thus played a pivotal role in Whitman's poetic scheme, which is why he resisted Emerson's coercive efforts to have the blasphemous "Children of Adam" sequence expurgated from the 1856 edition of Leaves of Grass.
Burne-Jones probably relied on William Aldlington's ribald sixteenth-century version (which, in expurgated form, still accompanies the Latin text in the Loeb edition of Apuleius), or on Mary Tighe's more maidenly translation, in Spenserian stanzas, which Keats had drawn upon in three of his most splendid odes.