chastisement chastisement


  1. (n) verbal punishment
  2. (n) a rebuke for making a mistake



  • That chastisement had its effect on some of the Florida supremes.



  1. "There's bound to be some disorder when issues are raised," Milliken told MPs in his candidacy speech before voting began. "In my view, no amount of interference or chastisement of members will impose order that does not exist unless the...
    on Oct 29, 2008 By: Peter Milliken Source:

  2. "The time has run out; we are going to have to deliver," said Majority Leader Bill DeWeese, D-Greene. "I think we'll all be better public servants than we would have been had it not been for the chastisement of the body politic."
    on Jan 3, 2007 By: Bill DeWeese Source: Centre Daily Times

  3. Anthony Lane, the New Yorker's influential film critic, wrote that it "winces with liberal self-chastisement".
    on Nov 15, 2007 By: Anthony Lane Source: New Statesman

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