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Chastise


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Chastise means to disciple or criticize severely.

Chastise is a verb.

Synonyms: beat, disciple, punish, spank, flog.

Antonyms: praise, reward.


Sample Usage

It is more effective to teach a child through positive reinforcement than through chastisement.

Mr Ravi's mother chastised him for dying their dog's hair green.

My dad chastised me because I failed in the exam.


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