Chastisement Chas"tise*ment, n. [From {Chastise}.] The act of chastising; pain inflicted for punishment and correction; discipline; punishment. [1913 Webster]

Shall I so much dishonor my fair stars, On equal terms to give him chastesement! --Shak. [1913 Webster]

I have borne chastisement; I will not offend any more. --Job xxxiv. 31. [1913 Webster]

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