chastisement


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chas·tise

 (chăs-tīz′, chăs′tīz′)
tr.v. chas·tised, chas·tis·ing, chas·tis·es
1. To punish, as for wrongdoing. See Synonyms at punish.
2. To criticize severely; reprimand or rebuke.
3. Archaic To purify.

[Middle English chastisen, alteration of chasten, chastien; see chasten.]

chas·tis′a·ble adj.
chas·tise′ment (chăs-tīz′mənt, chăs′tĭz-) n.
chas·tis′er n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.chastisement - verbal punishmentchastisement - verbal punishment      
penalisation, penalization, penalty, punishment - the act of punishing
2.chastisement - a rebuke for making a mistakechastisement - a rebuke for making a mistake  
rebuke, reprehension, reprimand, reproof, reproval - an act or expression of criticism and censure; "he had to take the rebuke with a smile on his face"

chastisement

noun
Something, such as loss, pain, or confinement, imposed for wrongdoing:
Translations
عِقاب، مُعاقَبَه
trest tělesné
afstraffelse
hegning

chastisement

[ˈtʃæstɪzmənt] Ncastigo m

chastisement

[tʃæsˈtaɪzmənt] n (= punishment) → châtiment m

chastisement

n (physical) → Züchtigung f (geh); (verbal) → Schelte f

chastisement

[ˈtʃæstɪzmənt] n (frm) → punizione f, castigo

chastise

(tʃӕsˈtaiz) verb
to punish by beating etc.
chastisement (ˈtʃӕstaizmənt) noun
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I believe parents should not have the right of reasonable chastisement taken away from them.
I AM appalled at the Scottish government's ill considered intention to ban the reasonable chastisement of children by their parents.
The idea of reasonable chastisement should have no basis in physical activity.
If anyone complains (and they may not dare if we are prone to bursts of physical violence) we can use the defence of reasonable chastisement.
Be Reasonable spokeswoman and mum-ofone Lowri Turner, said: "The law already protects children from being abused: we want that law enforced rather than the Welsh Government spending its time and money targeting parents who love their children, and have happy households where children are disciplined with reasonable chastisement.
The Israeli announcement of the construction of 1100 new homes in an East Jerusalem neighborhood prompted condemnations from the Palestinians and strong chastisement from Secretary of State Clinton.
We need to clearly define the line between chastisement by parents as they see fit and violence towards children.
The Brightness of Your Dawn tells her tale with a hard-edged chastisement to the limited goal of simply surviving from day to day.
Ranging in a tone from a lament against murderous outrages committed in God's name even in the modern day to a stern chastisement of allowing modern vices to overtake oneself and one's children, to an uplifting exhortation to place faith in Jesus Christ's love and simply live the best life one can, A Warning from an Angry God is highly recommended for its focus on spirituality with truly humanitarian, life-affirming values.
and those countries whose laws still permit physical chastisement of children (U.