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Definition of Chastising
ChastisingChastise Chas*tise", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Chastised; p. pr. &
vb. n. Chastising.] [OE. chastisen; chastien + ending -isen
+ modern -ise, ize, L. izare, G. ?. See Chasten.]
1. To inflict pain upon, by means of stripes, or in any other
manner, for the purpose of punishment or reformation; to
punish, as with stripes.
How fine my master is! I am afraid He will chastise
I am glad to see the vanity or envy of the canting
chemists thus discovered and chastised. --Boyle.
2. To reduce to order or obedience; to correct or purify; to
free from faults or excesses.
The gay, social sense, by decency chastised.
Syn: See Chasten.
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