Castigate in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Castigate

to criticize someone or something severely

Examples of Castigate in a sentence

My mother was a cruel woman who never missed an opportunity to castigate my father. 🔊

When the police chief discovers his officers let the criminal escape, he is sure to castigate them. 🔊

If you want better results, you should praise your children and not castigate them. 🔊

How dare you castigate him when you have done the same thing in the past? 🔊

The minister used his sermon to castigate the sinners in the church. 🔊

Because the president does not tolerate mistakes well, everyone knows he will castigate his staff members during their evening meeting. 🔊

We cannot castigate our students and blame them for their poor grades when we do not give them the resources they need to be successful. 🔊

More than likely, the United Nations will castigate the dictator for allowing his military force to torture the people of his country. 🔊

Hypocrites are people who castigate others for making the same decisions they have made. 🔊

The employer used performance reviews to castigate his employees when they did not do their duties well. 🔊

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