What does chastisement mean?

Definitions for chastisement

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word chastisement.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. castigation, chastisement(noun)

    verbal punishment

  2. correction, chastening, chastisement(noun)

    a rebuke for making a mistake


  1. chastisement(Noun)

    The act of chastising.

  2. chastisement(Noun)

    A rebuke.

  3. chastisement(Noun)

    A punishment.

  4. Origin: chastiement, from the verb chastier, from castigo

Webster Dictionary

  1. Chastisement(noun)

    the act of chastising; pain inflicted for punishment and correction; discipline; punishment

  2. Origin: [From Chastise.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of chastisement in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of chastisement in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Horace Mann:

    When a child can be brought to tears, and not from fear of punishment, but from repentance he needs no chastisement. When the tears begin to flow from the grief of their conduct you can be sure there is an angel nestling in their heart.

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