What are the antonyms for CHASTISEMENT?


Usage Examples for CHASTISEMENT

  1. Accordingly wives, even in the most extreme and protracted cases of bodily ill usage, hardly ever dare avail themselves of the laws made for their protection: and if, in a moment of irrepressible indignation, or by the interference of neighbours, they are induced to do so, their whole effort afterwards is to disclose as little as they can, and to beg off their tyrant from his merited chastisement. - "The Subjection of Women" by John Stuart Mill
  2. Surely, I deserve the chastisement of your bitterest thoughts. - "The Book of Khalid" by Ameen Rihani