chasten definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • to fix by punishment or reproof; take to task.
    • To restrain; subdue: chasten a proud nature.
    • To rid of excess; refine or purify: chasten a careless writing style.
    • to fix by discipline; to inflict discomfort upon the objective of reclaiming; to discipline.
    • To purify from errors or faults; to improve.
    • To correct by discipline or reproof; take to task.
    • To restrain; subdue: chasten a proud spirit.
    • To reduce excess; refine or cleanse: chasten a careless writing style.
    • To correct by punishment; to cause discomfort upon the goal of reclaiming; to discipline.
    • To purify from mistakes or faults; to improve.
  • verb:
    • To punish (being bring about enhancement in behavior, mindset, etc.); to restrain, reasonable
    • to help make chaste; to cleanse.
    • To penalize or reprimand for the sake of enhancement; to discipline.
    • To make humble or restrained.
    • censure seriously
    • proper by discipline or discipline
    • restrain
    • To discipline (to be able to result in enhancement in behavior, attitude, etc.); to restrain, reasonable
    • To make chaste; to purify.
    • To discipline or reprimand in the interests of enhancement; to discipline.
    • To make humble or restrained.
    • censure severely
    • proper by discipline or discipline
    • restrain
  • others:
    • To inflict pain, trouble, or affliction on for the purpose of reclaiming from evil; proper; chastise; penalize: previously of corporal punishment, however now, mainly with a moral research, of disciplinary condition.
    • To purify by control, since the style; refine; make chaste: because, to chasten the imagination, the flavor, or a person's design.
    • Synonyms Punish, etc. See chastise.
    • To inflict pain, difficulty, or problem on for the true purpose of reclaiming from evil; correct; chastise; discipline: formerly of corporal discipline, however now, mainly with a moral research, of disciplinary disorder.
    • To purify by discipline, given that taste; refine; make chaste: because, to chasten the imagination, the style, or a person's style.
    • Synonyms Punish, etc. See chastise.
  • noun:
    • identify chesten.
    • identify chesten.

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