What does scolding mean?

Definitions for scolding
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. chiding, scolding, objurgation, tongue-lashingnoun

    rebuking a person harshly

Wiktionary

  1. scoldingnoun

    A succession of critical remarks, such as those directed by a parent towards a misbehaving child.

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  1. scolding

    Scolding is the act of criticizing someone, often angrily, for their bad behavior or mistakes. It's typically carried out by an individual in a position of authority such as parents, teachers, or bosses. The purpose of scolding is usually to correct or deter wrongful actions and encourage better behavior in future.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Scolding

    of Scold

  2. Scolding

    a. & n. from Scold, v

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of scolding in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of scolding in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of scolding in a Sentence

  1. Marie Yovanovitch:

    He miscalculated about the West. I think he thought that... there would be some scolding, maybe a couple of sanctions, but he could withstand it, and he could continue, and he could move on, instead, he has inspired a resurgence of North Atlantic Treaty Organization. And the West is united in opposition and trying to provide not only sort of strengthening North Atlantic Treaty Organization and the flank countries on Ukraine's border, but also in providing support to Ukraine.

  2. Pearl Buck:

    Some are kissing mothers and some are scolding mothers, but it is love just the same.

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