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Noun: castigation  ,kas-ti'gey-shun
  1. A severe scolding
    - earful, bawling out, chewing out, upbraiding, going-over, dressing down
  2. Verbal punishment
    - chastisement

Derived forms: castigations

Type of: penalisation [Brit], penalization, penalty, punishment, rebuke, reprehension, reprimand, reproof, reproval, sanction

Encyclopedia: Castigation