castigate

suomi-englanti sanakirja

castigate englannista suomeksi

  1. kurittaa
  2. arvostella
  1. Verbi

castigate englanniksi

  1. To punish or reprimand someone severely.

  2. 1999, P. Gordon|Robert P. Gordon, ''I & II Samuel: A Commentary'', Zondervan, p. 264:

  3. Perhaps disarmed by his own scandalous behaviour with Bathsheba, he was in no position to castigate his son for a similar fault.
  4. To execrate or condemn something in a harsh manner, especially by public criticism.

  5. 1977, Chaucer|Geoffrey Chaucer, ''Canterbury Tales|The Canterbury Tales'', Penguin Classics, p. 261:

  6. The curse of avarice and cupidity / Is all my sermon, for it frees the pelf. / Out come the pence, and specially for myself, / For my exclusive purpose is to win / And not at all to castigate their sin.
  7. 2016, Halil Berktay, Faroqhi|Suraiya Faroqhi, ''New Approaches to State and Peasant in Ottoman History'', Routledge, p. 150:

  8. But despite all this, for Barkan, the universalist notion of an 'Ottoman feudalism' was anathema: he castigated this idea as the concentrated expression of the anti-Ottomanism of the Kemalist Enlightenment.
  9. 2001, Klaus R. Scherer, Angela Schorr, Tom Johnstone, ''Appraisal Processes in Emotion: Theory, Methods, Research'', Oxford University Press, p. 59:

  10. Lewis should have castigated the reasoning employed rather than the emotion, which offers no clue as to which side of the argument a person will adopt.
  11. 2012, James King, ''Under Foreign Eyes: Western Cinematic Adaptations of Postwar Japan'', John Hunt Publishing, p. 1:

  12. From the outset, this issue becomes an often double-edged sword wherein Japan is both valorized and castigated.
  13. To revise or make corrections to a publication.

  14. (feminine plural of)

  15. (inflection of)