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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Chasten (0.01202 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to Chasten.
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: chasten menyucikan
English → English (WordNet) Definition: chasten chasten v 1: censure severely; “She chastised him for his insensitive remarks” [syn: chastise, castigate, objurgate, correct] 2: restrain or temper [syn: moderate, temper] 3: correct by punishment or discipline [syn: tame, subdue]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Chasten Chasten \Chas"ten\ (ch[=a]"s'n), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Chastened (-s'nd); p. pr. & vb. n. Chastening.] [OE. chastien, OF. Chastier, F. Ch?tier, fr. L. castigare to punish, chastise; castus pure + agere to lead, drive. See Chaste, Act, and cf. Castigate, Chastise.] 1. To correct by punishment; to inflict pain upon the purpose of reclaiming; to discipline; as, to chasten a son with a rod. [1913 Webster] For whom the Lord loveth he chasteneth. --Heb. xii. 6. [1913 Webster] 2. To purify from errors or faults; to refine. [1913 Webster] They [classics] chasten and enlarge the mind, and excite to noble actions. --Layard. Syn: To chastise; punish; correct; discipline; castigate; afflict; subdue; purify. Usage: To Chasten, Punish, Chastise. To chasten is to subject to affliction or trouble, in order to produce a general change for the better in life or character. To punish is to inflict penalty for violation of law, disobedience to authority, or intentional wrongdoing. To chastise is to punish a particular offense, as with stripes, especially with the hope that suffering or disgrace may prevent a repetition of faults. [1913 Webster]

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