HyperDic: castigation

English > 2 senses of the word castigation:
NOUNcommunicationcastigation, earful, bawling out, chewing out, upbraiding, going-over, dressing downa severe scolding
actcastigation, chastisementverbal punishment
English > castigation: 2 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningA severe scolding.
Synonymsearful, bawling out, chewing out, upbraiding, going-over, dressing down
Broaderrebuke, reproof, reproval, reprehension, reprimandAn act or expression of criticism and censure
Spanishandanada, bronca, golpiza, increpación, recriminación, regañina, regaño, repaso, reprobación, reproche, tirón de orejas
Catalanandanada, increpació, repàs
Verbscastigatecensure severely
English > castigation: 2 senses > noun 2, act
Meaningverbal punishment.
Synonymchastisement
Broaderpunishment, penalty, penalization, penalisationThe act of punishing
Spanishamonestación, reprimenda
Verbscastigatecensure severely
castigateinflict severe punishment on

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