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censorship

 [sen´ser-ship]
the action of the censor.
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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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This censorhip came in spite of the fact that the film wasn't screened until 11.25pm.
But that is certainly political--it is the use of the state to foster some tastes at the expense of others--and it is certainly censorhip. Lipman makes the issue clear: "In a free society, it is neither possible nor desirable to go very far [!] in prohibiting the private activities that inspire this outre art," he wrote apropos of Mapplethorpe.
"All the bloggers must do it all at once, because at that hour, the cyber police are so tired that they can't stop a big flow coming all at once and are bound to let up the wall of censorhip," Ben Cheikh advises.