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Meaning of CHASTISEMENT

Pronunciation:  'chastizmunt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  verbal punishment
  2. [n]  a rebuke for making a mistake
 

CHASTISEMENT is a 12 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: castigation, chastening, correction
 
 See Also: penalisation, penalization, penalty, punishment, rebuke, reprehension, reprimand, reproof, reproval

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Chas"tise*ment\, n. [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.

 

 

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