Chastisement
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Chastisement [chas-tiz-muh-nt]

NOUN

NOUN

  • Severe criticism.

  • The act of scolding or punishing someone.

Example

“The teacher continued the chastisement of his students for three days as half of the class failed.”

“Due to his slow learning of driving lessons, his father’s chastisement made him cry.”

Synonyms

Castigation, Chastening, Criticism, Discipline, Rebuke

Antonyms

Award, Prize, Compliment, Forgiveness, Praise

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