chasten

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To render humble or restrained
To make chaste; to purify
To punish or reprimand for the sake of improvement; to discipline
To punish (in order to bring about improvement in behavior, attitude, etc.); to restrain, moderate
to purify by affliction
{v} to correct, punish, beat
correct by punishment or discipline
censure severely; "She chastised him for his insensitive remarks"
restrain or temper
To punish or reprimand for the sake of improvement
To make chaste
{f} punish, discipline; criticize harshly; purify
To correct by punishment; to inflict pain upon the purpose of reclaiming; to discipline; as, to chasten a son with a rod
To purify from errors or faults; to refine
If you are chastened by something, it makes you regret that you have behaved badly or stupidly. He has clearly not been chastened by his thirteen days in detention A chastened Agassi flew home for a period of deep contemplation. + chastened chas·tened The President now seems a more chastened and less confident politician than when he set out a week ago. to make someone realize that their behaviour was wrong or mistaken (chaste (12-17 centuries), from chastier, from castigare; CASTIGATE)
chastened
Simple past tense and past participle of chasten
chastened
Chastised
chastened
Made chaste
To chasten
enchasten
chastened
punished especially by reproof or reprimand
chastened
Corrected; disciplined; refined; purified; toned down
chastened
{s} punished; reprimanded, rebuked, admonished, reproved
chastener
One who chastens
chastener
{i} punisher, discipliner; criticizer; purifier
chastening
A chastening experience makes you regret that you have behaved badly or stupidly. From this chastening experience he learnt some useful lessons
chastening
a rebuke for making a mistake
chastening
present participle of chasten
chastening
{i} punishment, correction; chastisement
to chasten
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