[chas-tiz-muh nt, chas-tahyz-]
severe criticism; a rebuke or strong reprimand.
corporal punishment; a beating.
Origin of chastisement
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Related Words for chastisementcriticism, discipline, castigation, penalty, rebuke, reprimand, reproof
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