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Synonyms for chasten
ˈtʃeɪ sən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. chastise, castigate, objurgate, chasten, correct(verb)

    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, temper(verb)

    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, subdue(verb)

    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

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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. chasten(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    chastise, correct, punish, castigate

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