chastening : Definition, Usages, News and More

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  • n  a rebuke for making a mistake
  • v  censure severely
  • v  restrain
  • v  correct by punishment or discipline

  • But whatever you expect to find here, Lily Dale offers a chastening lesson.
  • The present chastening can't mean turning into a nation of overcautious, unambitious scaredy-cats.
  • Even with this chastening experience, Schlesinger might still be accused of a tendency to tidy things up.
News & Articles

  • Nigeria thrash plucky Tahiti
    Tahiti's first taste of a major tournament was as chastening as had been predicted as Nigeria wracked up a 6-1 win with early and late bursts in Belo Horizonte.
    June 17, 2013 - Soccer365

  • Fred Goodwin in
    It has been a chastening experience and reporting a pre-tax loss of £691m is something I and my colleagues regret very much,Sir Goodwin says. "In response to these new market conditions we moved decisively to strengthen our capital...
  • Paul Cosgrove in
    This is an extremely humbling and chastening experience,Cosgrove said, interrupting the sixth day of proceedings in an unusual inquiry examining his fitness to remain a judge.
  • Herbert W Armstrong in
    As Mr. Armstrong wrote in The United States and Britain in Prophecy, "God is going to keep multiplying chastening-correction-upon our peoples until they do turn from their evil ways-until they turn to the ways that cause peace, happiness,...

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