admonishment, chiding, reproach, praise, reprimand, rap, objurgation, rebuke, admonition, tongue-lashing, reproof.
He walked meekly home; and took a scolding
for being late.
The boys chased the Crow, throwing sticks and stones and scolding
her for some time.
I am worrying and scolding
you because you wish to please some one that has been as good as my own mother to me.