Definitions for: Chastisement

[n] verbal punishment
[n] a rebuke for making a mistake

Webster (1913) Definition: Chas"tise*ment, n. [From Chastise.]
The act of chastising; pain inflicted for punishment and
correction; discipline; punishment.

Shall I so much dishonor my fair stars, On equal terms
to give him chastesement! --Shak.

I have borne chastisement; I will not offend any more.
--Job xxxiv.

Synonyms: castigation, chastening, correction

See Also: penalisation, penalization, penalty, punishment, rebuke, reprehension, reprimand, reproof, reproval

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