What does castigation mean? Read below for the definition.
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Part of Speech of castigation
castigation is a NOUN.
Here’s how to pronounce castigation:
Definition of castigation
castigation means: severe criticism (Ex: acts worthy of castigation). severe punishment.
Explain more about castigation, please
castigation has a few meanings that are related. castigation means a kind of harsh criticism, especially criticims that is angry and results from immoral or bad behavior. (The idea is that the castigation comes from someone getting very angry about something he thinks is wrong.)
castigation can also refer to a kind of punishment, although it’s unusual to use this word as a simple synonym of punishment.
Example of castigation
Here’s the word castigation used in a sentence:
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