verb (used with object), cas·ti·gat·ed, cas·ti·gat·ing.
Origin of castigate
Examples from the Web for castigation
It was more especially upon the backs of saints that this castigation took place.Curiosities of Medical Experience|J. G. (John Gideon) Millingen
You are at liberty, then, to go forth and assist in the castigation.From the Housetops|George Barr McCutcheon
If the castigation be severe, he invariably, on his return to England, goes to visit the Leader of the Opposition.The Fortunes Of Glencore|Charles James Lever
After six days' castigation, the peasant's patience could hold out no longer.
If boys positively will not profit by my instructions, I am bound, in duty to their parents, to try the effect of castigation.Three Courses and a Dessert|Anonymous