disapproved (part of speech: verb)
criticized, admonished, defiled, disparaged, discredited, disapproved, chastened, derided, renounced, censured, blamed, defamed, scorned, condemned, upbraided, denounced, reproached, vilified, chastised, chided, denigrated, deprecated
criticized (part of speech: verb)
punished (part of speech: verb)
disciplined, keelhauled, reprised, persecuted, tortured, crucified, burdened, incarcerated, punished, afflicted, sentenced, executed, judged, distressed, anguished, lambasted, confined, pilloried, imprisoned, corrected, fined, tried, avenged, agonized, penalized
- Nevertheless, she castigated him frightfully at intervals for not exercising an authority she was not prepared to permit. - "Somehow Good", William de Morgan.
- Schiller knew full well that to be castigated in public would not be a bad thing for his budding reputation; and so, as no one else came forward to do the slashing, he did it himself. - "The Life and Works of Friedrich Schiller", Calvin Thomas.
- In writing it, as a matter of fact, he was only breaking the rod over his own early self; for in his Stuttgart 'Anthology' he had committed nearly every sin for which now, from the serene heights of a better artistic insight, he castigated his victim. - "The Life and Works of Friedrich Schiller", Calvin Thomas.