Synonyms and Antonyms of castigation

  1. 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 punishment, chastisement, comeuppance, correction, desert(s), discipline, nemesis, penalty, wrathRelated Words reprisal, retaliation, retribution, revenge, vengeance; assessment, charge, fine, mulct; example, sentence; confinement, imprisonment, incarceration; condemnation, damnation, denouncement; censure, criticism, rebuke, reprimand, reproofNear Antonyms 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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contemplative of or relative to the past

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