Chas*tise" (?), v. t. [imp & p. p. Chastised (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Chastising.] [OE. chastisen; chastien + ending -isen + modern -ise, ize, L. izare, G. . See Chasten.]
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.
I am glad to see the vanity or envy of the canting chemists thus discovered and chastised.
To reduce to order or obedience; to correct or purify; to free from faults or excesses.
The gay, social sense, by decency chastised.
Syn. -- See Chasten.
© Webster 1913.