Scolding

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English

Noun

Scolding (plural Scoldings)
  1. A succession of critical remarks, such as those directed by a parent towards a misbehaving child.

Verb

scolding

  1. Present participle of scold.

Verbs for Scolding

addict to—; incur—; inflict—; justify—; merit—; relent—; rue—; vent—; —abuses; —bites; —corrects; —curbs; —cuts; —descends upon; —disciplines; —disturbs; — mortifies; —rebukes; —reproaches; — shames.

Thesaurus

admonishment, admonition, beef, beefing, bellyache, bellyaching, bitch, bitching, castigation, chastisement, chiding, complaining, complaint, correction, destructive criticism, dissent, faultfinding, grievance, gripe, griping, groan, groaning, grouse, grousing, grumbling, holler, howl, kick, kicking, lecture, lesson, murmuring, objurgation, peeve, peevishness, pet peeve, petulance, protest, querulousness, rating, rebuke, reprehension, reprimand, reproach, reprobation, reproof, reproval, sermon, sniping, spanking, squawk, squawking, upbraiding, whining, yapping

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