chastisement

2 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Chastisement \Chas"tise*ment\, noun [From {Chastise}.] The act of chastising; pain inflicted for punishment and correction; discipline; punishment.

Shall I so much dishonor my fair stars, On equal terms to give him chastesement! --Shak.

I have borne chastisement; I will not offend any more. --Job xxxiv. 31.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

chastisement

noun

1: verbal punishment [syn: {castigation}, {chastisement}]

2: a rebuke for making a mistake [syn: {correction}, {chastening}, {chastisement}]


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