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Definition of Chastisement


  1. The act of chastising; pain inflicted for punishment and correction; discipline; punishment.

Chastisement Quotations

Labour may be a burden and a chastisement, but it is also an honour and a glory. Without it, nothing can be accomplished.
Samuel Smiles

When a child can be brought to tears, and not from fear of punishment, but from repentance he needs no chastisement. When the tears begin to flow from the grief of their conduct you can be sure there is an angel nestling in their heart.
Horace Mann

The Lord never lays more on us, in the way of chastisement, than our state of heart makes needful; so that whilst He smites with the one hand, He supports with the other.
George Muller

Celebrity is the chastisement of merit and the punishment of talent.
Emily Dickinson

Life is a succession of lessons enforced by immediate reward, or, oftener, by immediate chastisement.
Ernest Dimnet
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Chastisement Translations

chastisement in French is punition
chastisement in Italian is castigo
chastisement in Spanish is escarmiento
chastisement in Swedish is tuktan, straff
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