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chastised

[ chas-tahyzd, chas-tahyzd ]
/ tʃæsˈtaɪzd, ˈtʃæs taɪzd /
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adjective
disciplined, especially by corporal punishment: The government official was forced to explain his position like a chastised schoolboy.
severely criticized, especially publicly: Accused by the judge of influencing the jury with so many sad stories, the chastised lawyer hurried through the rest of his remarks.
verb
the simple past tense and past participle of chastise.
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Origin of chastised

OTHER WORDS FROM chastised

un·chas·tised, adjective
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