Chas·tise v. t. [imp. & p. p. Chastised p. pr. & vb. n. Chastising.]
1. To inflict pain upon, by means of stripes, or in any other manner, for the purpose of punishment or reformation; to punish, as with stripes.
How fine my master is! I am afraid
He will chastise me. --Shak.
I am glad to see the vanity or envy of the canting chemists thus discovered and chastised. --Boyle.
2. To reduce to order or obedience; to correct or purify; to free from faults or excesses.
The gay, social sense, by decency chastised. --Thomson.
Syn: -- See Chasten.