chastisement

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n chastisement verbal punishment
    • n chastisement a rebuke for making a mistake
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Chastisement 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 !"
      "I have borne chastisement ; I will not offend any more."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n chastisement Correction; punishment; pain or suffering inflicted for punishment and correction.
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Quotations

  • French Proverb
    French Proverb
    “Who loves well, chastises well.”
  • Ernest Dimnet
    Ernest Dimnet
    “Life is a succession of lessons enforced by immediate reward, or, oftener, by immediate chastisement.”

Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
From Chastise

Usage

In literature:

What a harsh belief in the necessity of chastisement!
"Lourdes From the "Three Cities"" by Emile Zola
This woman remembered Robin Pierce's odd belief and the light words with which she had chastised it.
"The Woman With The Fan" by Robert Hichens
The Boers were not in a position to undertake the chastisement of the Zulus.
"Cetywayo and his White Neighbours" by H. Rider Haggard
In him ferocious fate chastised racial degeneracy with too heavy a hand.
"Rome From the "Three Cities"" by Emile Zola
Yet envy not thy neighbours: time extends Thy span beyond their treason's chastisement.
"The Vision of Paradise, Part 2." by Dante Alighieri
Yet envy not thy neighbours: time extends Thy span beyond their treason's chastisement.
"The Vision of Paradise, Complete" by Dante Alighieri
Yet envy not thy neighbours: time extends Thy span beyond their treason's chastisement.
"The Divine Comedy, Complete" by Dante Alighieri
Did he succeed in exorcising the spirits that chastised him?
"The Road to Damascus" by August Strindberg
The city is to all appearance tranquil and acquiescent under its bitter chastisement.
"Zenobia" by William Ware
However, he repeated that he would chastise his insulters, and that a statement of the truth would suffice for the purpose.
"Paris From the "Three Cities"" by Emile Zola
What a harsh belief in the necessity of chastisement!
"The Three Cities Trilogy, Complete Lourdes, Rome and Paris" by Emile Zola
Let the chastisement of man fall upon him, so as Thou wilt accept his repentance!
"Henry Dunbar" by M. E. Braddon
At his command we withhold from ye the chastisement which ye have merited.
"Micah Clarke" by Arthur Conan Doyle
The private closet contains all the instruments of government, and sometimes, for it is a traitor, its chastisement.
"The Man Who Laughs" by Victor Hugo
That means rebellion, and, of course, chastisement must follow.
"The Abolitionists" by John F. Hume
Her attitude was never one of pious resignation to a divine chastisement.
"Halcyone" by Elinor Glyn
In this strait he turns to Knowledge, and under her guidance visits Confession, who prescribes a penance of self-chastisement.
"The Growth of English Drama" by Arnold Wynne
I shall chastise the former and reward the latter.
"Napoleon and the Queen of Prussia" by L. Mühlbach,
Blessed news, that chastisement is not punishment, but the education of a Father.
"Out of the Deep Words for the Sorrowful" by Charles Kingsley
Sickness and pain have been my only chastisements, and they are all past.
"Ernest Linwood" by Caroline Lee Hentz
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In poetry:

So fathers their young sons chastise
With gentle hand and melting eyes;
The children weep beneath the smart,
And move the pity of their heart.
"Psalm 103 part 2" by Isaac Watts
Yet still, with hope chastised by fear,
Watch for my bark from yonder shore,
And still, my Zama, think me near,
When this torn bosom throbs no more.
"The Lucayan's Song" by Amelia Opie
Abner.
The youth so calm appear'd, so nobly firm,
So cool, yet so intrepid, that these eyes
Ne'er saw such temperate valour so chastised By modesty.
"David And Goliath. A Sacred Drama" by Hannah More
Though thy displeasure I so much deserve,
Do not, O Lord! thy utmost pow'r employ,
Exert not all thy wrath without reserve,
Chastise me, gracious God! but don't destroy.
"Another On The Same Subject " by Rees Prichard
She led him home, and wept amain,
When he was in the house again:
Tears flowed in torrents from her eyes;
She kissed him—how could she chastise?
She was too happy far.
"Memorials Of A Tour In Scotland, 1803" by William Wordsworth
I own, that I have merited much more —
Much more chastisement, by a thousand times;
Since I have sinn'd against thy sacred pow'r,
E'en from my youth, by oft-repeated crimes:
"A Prayer For A Sick Person" by Rees Prichard

In news:

Log Cabin Republicans chastise Long for NOM endorsement.
There have been recent letters chastising the protesters at the "Nuns on the Bus" rally.
The supernatural was also clearly present in the form of Lucifer, who towered over Faust as a giant, Oz-like flaming head and chastised him for looking to God for salvation.
The May 26 editorial chastised Amnesty International for drawing parallels between the Guantanamo Bay detention facility and the Soviet gulags .
OAS Report Chastises Venezuela.
Dancing With The Stars hopeful Florence Henderson told Jay Leno on The Tonight Show Wednesday that judge Bruno Tonioli "may have had a little PMS " in chastising Michael Bolton for a jive dance he said was the show's all-time worst last week.
People who chastise others for things that they do themselves make me ill.
He then chastised Raese, as he did on other issues throughout the debate, for trying to suggest that Manchin supported the president and voted for the Affordable Health Care Act - before Manchin was even in the Senate.
In our editorial column last week we chastised the two preservationist groups.
With King County Council Set to Vote on Arena MOU, ArenaSolution Release Chastisizes 'Unethical Smear Campaign' By Arena Foes.
However, instead of being praised for their leadership, they were chastised and inappropriately drilled about their decision to close two low-utilization libraries out of the five libraries located within a seven-mile radius of each other.
Log Cabin Republicans chastise Long for NOM endorsement.
But in chastising the council majority for not selecting Wendy Leece as mayor pro tem, I think he completely missed the mark.
There have been recent letters chastising the protesters at the " Nuns on the Bus" rally.
Remember the girl at BYU who received a note from a male student chastising her for dressing immorally.
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In science:

In its stead, there is a mild hint at 125 GeV, where, though chastised by the (forced-by-LHC) retreat to above TeV scale, the supersymmetry camp draws the momentary warmth.
Some Unfinished Thoughts on Strong Yukawa Couplings
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