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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Chas·tise·ment n.  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. 31.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: verbal punishment [syn: castigation]
      2: a rebuke for making a mistake [syn: correction, chastening]