Meaning of castigation in English:

castigation

Pronunciation /kast??ɡe??(?)n/

Translate castigation into Spanish

noun

formal

See castigate

‘From the small arsenal of instruments of punishment and torture on display, visitors will gain a graphic idea of crime and castigation.’
  • ‘You wouldn't believe the castigation I received, especially from members of the board, for even entertaining such an idea.’
  • ‘How come society winked indulgently at his ‘excesses’ while reserving stern castigation for the rest?’
  • ‘Should we therefore really allow the castigation and alienation of people publicly expressing such views?’
  • ‘Strange to say, however, the trend towards nostalgia has met with castigation in the press.’