Synonyms and Antonyms of castigation
suffering, loss, or hardship imposed in response to a crime or offense the loss of his father's trust was the harshest castigation that the boy could have possibly received for having told the lie Synonyms of castigation punishment, chastisement, comeuppance, correction, desert(s), discipline, nemesis, penalty, wrathWords Related to castigation reprisal, retaliation, retribution, revenge, vengeance; assessment, charge, fine, mulct; example, sentence; confinement, imprisonment, incarceration; condemnation, damnation, denouncement; censure, criticism, rebuke, reprimand, reproofNear Antonyms of castigation amnesty, indemnity, pardon, parole; acquittal, exculpation, exoneration, vindication; exemption, immunity, impunity; release; commutation, reprieve; absolution, forgiveness, remission, remitment; condonation, disregard, overlooking
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