Definitions for chastisetʃæsˈtaɪz, ˈtʃæs taɪz
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
chas•tisetʃæsˈtaɪz, ˈtʃæs taɪz(v.t.)-tised, -tis•ing.
to discipline, esp. by corporal punishment.
to criticize severely.
Archaic. to chasten.
Origin of chastise:
1275–1325; ME, appar. alter. of chastien to chasten
chastise, castigate, objurgate, chasten, correct(verb)
"She chastised him for his insensitive remarks"
To punish or scold someone.
Origin: chastier, from castigo
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
to reduce to order or obedience; to correct or purify; to free from faults or excesses
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