Complete Definition of "castigate"

English

Etymology
L. castigatum, past participle of castigare, "to reprove"; from castus, "pure", "chaste".

Pronunciation
IPA|/kæstɪget/

Verb
en-verb|castigat|ing

  1. To punish severely; to criticize severely; to reprimand severely.

See also
punish
rebuke
reprimand
chastise


Italian

Adjective
castigate f

  1. Feminine plural form of castigato

Verb
castigate

  1. form of|second-person|Second-person plural present tense|castigare#Italian|castigare|lang=Italian
  2. form of|Second-person plural imperative|castigare#Italian|castigare|lang=Italian
  3. form of|feminine|Feminine plural|castigato

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Category:Italian past participle forms

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