Synonyms and Antonyms of castigating
inflicting, involving, or serving as punishment a castigating task that succeeds in doing nothing more than making the lives of the inmates miserable Synonyms punitive, chastening, chastising, correcting, correctional, corrective, disciplinary, disciplining, penal, penalizingRelated Words retaliative, retaliatory, retributive, retributory, revengeful; vengeful, wrathfulNear Antonyms compensatory; acquitting, exculpating, exculpatory, exonerating, vindicating; absolving, condoning, pardoning, remitting; commuting, reprievingAntonyms nonpunitive
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