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Meaning of CASTIGATION

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  verbal punishment
  2. [n]  a severe scolding
 

CASTIGATION is a 11 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: bawling out, chastisement, chewing out, dressing down, earful, going-over, upbraiding
 
 See Also: penalisation, penalization, penalty, punishment, rebuke, reprehension, reprimand, reproof, reproval

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Cas`ti*ga"tion\, n. [L. catigatio.]
1. Corrective punishment; chastisement; reproof; pungent
   criticism.

         The keenest castigation of her slanderers. --W.
                                               Irving.

2. Emendation; correction. [Obs.]

 

 

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