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Synonyms for chasten
ˈtʃeɪ sənchas·ten

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. chasten

    Castigate and chastise refer strictly to corporal punishment, tho both are somewhat archaic; correct and punish are often used as euphemisms in preference to either. Punish is distinctly retributive in sense; chastise, partly retributive, and partly corrective; chasten, wholly corrective. Chasten is used exclusively in the spiritual sense, and chiefly of the visitation of God.

    Synonyms:
    afflict, castigate, chastise, correct, discipline, humble, punish, purify, refine, soften, subdue, try

    Preposition:
    "We are chastened of the Lord," 1 Cor. xi, 32; "they ... chastened us after their own pleasure, but He for our profit," Heb. xii, 10; "chasten in thy hot displeasure," Ps. iv, 7; chasten with pain; by trials and sorrows.

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. chasten

    Synonyms:
    purify, discipline, chastise, correct, castigate, improve, spiritualize, afflict, refine

    Antonyms:
    indulge, sensualize, brutalize, degrade, corrupt, pamper, carnalize, spoil, demoralize

Princeton's WordNet

  1. chastise, castigate, objurgate, chasten, correctverb

    censure severely

    "She chastised him for his insensitive remarks"

    Synonyms:
    right, tame, counterbalance, temper, redress, even out, objurgate, moderate, discipline, excoriate, reprobate, adjust, decry, correct, rectify, even up, condemn, chastise, compensate, sort out, even off, make up, decline, castigate, slump, set, subdue

  2. chasten, moderate, temperverb

    restrain

    Synonyms:
    lead, temper, mince, hold in, tame, anneal, control, objurgate, moderate, hold, castigate, correct, curb, harden, soften, tone down, mollify, chastise, check, normalize, chair, season, subdue, contain

  3. tame, chasten, subdueverb

    correct by punishment or discipline

    Synonyms:
    get over, domesticate, naturalise, master, inhibit, conquer, moderate, quash, cultivate, surmount, objurgate, castigate, domesticise, reclaim, suppress, temper, tone down, crucify, subjugate, correct, reduce, subdue, curb, stamp down, domesticize, subordinate, tame, mortify, chastise, overcome, naturalize, keep down, repress

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. chastenverb

    Synonyms:
    chastise, correct, punish, castigate

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. chastenverb

    Synonyms:
    discipline, correct, punish, refine, purify, subdue

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How to use chasten in a sentence?

  1. Madison Cawthorn:

    Chasten Buttigieg's personal responsibility seems to be lost in Pete Buttigieg's supply chain crisis.

  2. Mike Schmuhl:

    Pete's a different kind of candidate and Chasten Buttigieg want to build a different kind of campaign, chasten Buttigieg don't want to a top down, consultant-laden operation. Chasten Buttigieg want to be more like a startup, and Chasten Buttigieg want to build in a smart way and a steady way.

  3. Chasten Buttigieg in 2018:

    My former governor( Vice President Mike Pence) is going to be visiting your state soon, i think Chasten Buttigieg in 2018 already know how I feel. It helps me empathize with Chasten Buttigieg in 2018 on that whole Lindsey Graham thing.

  4. Josef Joffe:

    The point is not to bring down Merkel, but to chasten and force her to shift from 'open arms' to a more or less closed border to stem the refugee flow, i predict that Seehofer will succeed ... all the more so since she has been seriously weakened.

  5. Robby Mook:

    One reason Obama had a lot of success in 2008 was that he represented change in many ways, i think Chasten Buttigieg represents change in many ways in a primary where voters want just that.


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