Đồng nghĩa của chastening

Alternative for chastening

chastens, chastened, chastening

Đồng nghĩa: chastise, discipline, punish, restrain,


Liable to humiliate, degrade, shame or embarrass someone
embarrassing crushing degrading humbling mortifying demeaning shameful dishonouring dishonoring humiliating ignominious appalling shaming discreditable inglorious disgracing deflating debasing undignified squashing discomfiting quashing barro toe-curling opprobrious blush-making cringe-making humiliatory cringeworthy bringing down bringing low disgraceful dishonourable contemptuous offensive scandalous dishonorable disparaging belittling unworthy scornful derogatory abusive abject slighting scurrilous pejorative denigratory deprecatory ignoble disdainful insulting uncomfortable awkward rude uncomplimentary lowering vituperative disreputable disrespectful derisive cheapening reprehensible discrediting wretched insolent cringey depreciative improper sensitive vulgar delicate tricky derogative detractive compromising contumelious disconcerting troublesome infamous flustering depreciatory contemptible unseemly unrespectable impertinent unbecoming infra dig decrying derisory denigrative indecorous exasperating defamatory disturbing hurtful slanderous libelous libellous unacceptable indecent distressing upsetting difficult vitriolic thorny sticky depreciating sorry ticklish invective dicey vexatious problematic knotty unsuitable discountenancing discomposing scurril vituperatory truculent scurrile wounding perplexing objectionable blameworthy menial impudent affronting trying louche shady shy shoddy notorious discourteous unladylike ungentlemanly inconvenient shocking unbefitting dodgy hairy uncivil shabby unfitting detestable unpleasant bringing shame uneasy excruciating incommodious unrefined unceremonious despicable exceptionable damaging personal untoward inappropriate outrageous catty calumniatory injurious critical calumnious disapproving spiteful censorious despiteful malevolent reproachful maligning unheroic unsuccessful patronizing condescending sneering failed patronising inelegant low base beneath you lacking dignity irritating annoying displeasing culpable deplorable restless nervous tense beneath your dignity bad unjustifiable wrong regrettable unfortunate indefensible provocative vexing provoking galling unmannerly anxious embarrassed unprincipled remiss untimely problematical painful censurable crude obnoxious impolite coarse venomous hateful gnarly indelicate saucy pert pushy cheeky brazen forward malapert sassy brash unflattering detracting indiscreet aspersive diminishing unfavourable tasteless libeling denigrating dismissive injuring excoriating hurting offending abasing malign defaming libelling vile reviling malignant reproaching damning negative crass nasty vilifying mean blasphemous traducing mud-slinging biting repulsive ridiculing miserable pitiful in bad taste fault-finding deprecating malicious aspersing minimizing sarcastic unfavorable minimising confusing agitating touchy corrupting downgrading discommoding unpropitious equivocal inopportune bewildering troubling impossible disagreeable rattling discommodious distracting puzzling worrisome


Requiring, or involving, great mental or physical effort
grueling arduous hard difficult demanding tough exacting laborious challenging strenuous taxing heavy formidable severe toilsome rigorous testing uphill onerous rough backbreaking exhausting burdensome trying punishing stiff tiring herculean rugged murderous moiling fatiguing hellacious tall harsh effortful killer sweaty excruciating brutal Augean killing crushing torturous grinding fierce unremitting hairy racking pick-and-shovel gruelling back-breaking stressful wearisome wearing oppressive wearying draining sapping knackering Herculean exigent troublesome grievous operose tedious tiresome hellish debilitating persnickety labored laboured weighty harrowing enervating painful grim unsparing toilful stringent agonizing bothersome energy-consuming irksome unbearable daunting bruising agonising ponderous extreme vigorous relentless ambitious cruel tortuous depleting intense no picnic crippling galling really hard shattering intolerable painstaking tough going colossal forbidding thorny searing cumbersome vexatious serious very hard mighty unforgiving worrying bitter titanic upstream intimidating merciless unpleasant unyielding gargantuan staggering tormenting mean hectic insufferable awful slavish savage uncomfortable distressing wicked sticky difficile nerve-racking tricky immoderate prostrating traumatic tense excessive acute inconvenient awkward hefty anxious steep impossible austere grave immense fraught vexing frustrating pressured high-impact piercing unrelenting imperious hardhanded inhuman murder prohibitive terrible gigantic exasperating agitating disturbing dreadful boring backbreaker burning pressing wrenching jarring worksome solemn distressful vicious consuming sharp pounding unendurable time-consuming torturesome anxiety-ridden powerful unreasonable exorbitant stretching unfair heart-pumping prodigious searching physical worrisome strained energetic overwhelming dour unrelaxing punitive inexorable Sisyphean withering monumental dogged enervative a nuisance responsible despotic domineering mammoth slow bad an imposition spartan wretched very difficult protracted lengthy hardworking carking superincumbent drastic knotty hypercritical thorough precise critical careful nit-picking no piece of cake exerting large order heavy sledding unjust embittering overtaxing overpowering plodding headache by the book busy thoroughgoing ominous problematic major hard-won not easy ferocious violent biting repressive penetrating dicey hazardous easier said than done drudgy marathon troubling unnerving high-pressure problem like getting blood out of a stone almighty scabrous uphill battle discomforting raging caustic blistering cutting stinging stabbing exquisite strong afflicting thumping torturing extremely painful splitting shooting infuriating tearing toe-curling embarrassing stultifying rending cringe-making irritating very bad disagreeable upsetting hostile nasty disquieting dire bleak annoying depressing unsettling unfavourable foreboding sinister threatening unfavorable aggravating disconcerting discouraging adverse gloomy frightening hurtful nagging dark strict unfortunate perturbing dismaying troublous dangerous disruptive dismal provoking harassing alarming miserable discomposing disadvantageous consequential frightful discommoding startling harmful perplexing woeful intrusive impeding injurious aggressive sad damaging calamitous disastrous turbulent regrettable horrible tragic horrendous wild impressive unlucky heartbreaking inhospitable unfriendly stark rotten ghastly weary comfortless intractable foul vile creepy hopeless rowdy heartrending desolate detrimental inauspicious black unwelcome pessimistic ruinous prophetic uncertain unpropitious destructive ugly inimical menacing bold chaotic afflictive inopportune poor stormy grandiose daring horrid straitened heart-rending industrious fractious unkind unruly extravagant lamentable lofty appalling tumultuous undisciplined disorderly tortured atrocious abominable riotous intemperate inclement unpromising unmanageable restless untoward horrifying displeasing intensive cheerless pestilent drudging distasteful unpalatable importunate lousy uneasy confronting cataclysmic flustering sombre large-scale deleterious disheartening catastrophic pernicious noxious bumpy joyless objectionable negative ruthless tragical chilling a stinker of a doleful nocuous somber troubled baneful unhealthy unwholesome deadly morose glum gray grey nightmarish morbid perilous messy prejudicial malefic malignant ill-fated undesirable mournful precarious huge massive rumbustious forceful heroic courageous Spartan bare-bones barren overburdening uncharitable nail-biting nervous nerve-wracking shocking disappointing horrific tight tempestuous revolting loathsome diligent niggling maddening execrable gruesome complex complicated profound confused concentrated abstruse te recondite fearsome plaguy pestiferous concerning pestilential grisly macabre clumsy contrived artificial leaden terrifying unwelcoming pesky unsettled monstrous grotty charged pitiless oppressed impoverished poverty-stricken infestive ungovernable affected overdone forced studied sobering big considerable peracute significant life-threatening audacious beastly tickly discomfiting heightened frantic untimely hair-raising dreary grand elaborate intrepid prickly dolorous from hell poignant active eventful frenzied frenetic lively undermining unsafe insidious lethal incendiary imperilling toxic subversive malicious imperiling unrealistic pretentious visionary itchy incommodious distressed scratchy inept overwrought unnatural maladroit unadvantageous deplorable causing discomfort ill-fitting yukky unhappy sour yucky uncongenial unlovely unpleasing unsavory magnificent cursed jinxed improbable ballsy brash idealistic unfeasible icky sore remorseless mortifying great cataclysmal fatal fanciful unreal full of problems beset by problems unsavoury offensive boisterous troublemaking hard-pressed lurid shadowy discommodious full of hardship doubtful ill-omened treacherous direful ill-boding parlous jeopardous apocalyptic rocky animated madhouse tireless full furious bustling a bummer of a unlikely devastating damning uninviting gut-wrenching full on spirited action-packed raucous belligerent contumacious lawbreaking thuggish pugnacious unrestrained ill-timed infelicitous catastrophal far-fetched chill dreich murky sunless forlorn disconsolate drab darkening plutonian portentous lugubrious sullen tenebrous godforsaken saturnine drear lonesome depressive Cimmerian tenebrific elegiac cold sepulchral funereal lonely elegiacal cloudy evil two-fisted anarchic lawless fateful hard-hearted difficult to achieve melancholy radge too bad cancerous malign maleficent poisonous mischievous baleful iniquitous cantankerous reprobate nocent ill uncompromising perfectionist clamorous judgmental obstinate disapproving fussy dictatorial overbearing inflexible overexacting unamenable unaccommodating querulous insistent cavilling unbending hardheaded quibbling disparaging obdurate needy possessive hairsplitting caviling firm sticklerish faultfinding overscrupulous censuring cavillous stubborn unflinching demeaning cynical tyrannical carping censorious high-maintenance over-rigorous hard-line over-strict hard to please over-exacting fault-finding hard to satisfy over-censorious over-particular more than one can bear more than flesh and blood can bear


The act of chastising
chastisement punishment discipline comeuppance correction castigation penalty wrath nemesis deserts reprimand reproof censure criticism rebuke scolding telling-off retribution disciplining requital penalization punition punitive measures just deserts hell to pay aversive aversive stimulus negative reinforcement revenge return penalties sanctions what is coming to one what one is asking for talion sentences lumps use of punishment getting yours a firm hand damnation punishing penalizing chastising penalising fining imprisonment justice sentence penance sanction price rap infliction vengeance medicine torture amends consequences judgement damages pain mulct suffering judgment fine sequestration deprivation stick victimisation jankers unhappiness reparation confiscation gallows hammer rod victimization ostracism dues forfeiture mortification amercement forfeit punitive action disciplinary action coercive measure punitive measure firm hand recompense condemnation conviction decree reward retaliation compensation due just punishment deserved fate what's coming to you what you deserve handicap fall consequence fate destiny due reward destruction ruling determination verdict redress doom desert rule returns retributive justice decision pronouncement rewards blast put down ban embargo bawling-out excoriation ticking-off restriction boycott wage prohibition deterrent exclusion dressing down chewing out tariff barrier action injunction writ measure command atonement coercive measures expiation absolution attrition compunction purgation propitiation self-abasement self-mortification self-punishment self-flagellation


Present participle for to punish or reprimand (someone) for a fault or crime
castigating chastising correcting disciplining penalising penalizing punishing admonishing afflicting berating censuring chiding exprobating objurgating rebuking reprehending repressing reprimanding reproaching reproving scolding scourging softening subjugating suppressing tongue-lashing trying upbraiding calling down fulminating against taking to task having on the carpet raking over the coals lambasting carpeting lecturing criticizing remonstrating with telling off criticising giving someone a dressing-down dressing down ticking off bawling out chewing out hauling over the coals giving a talking-to reading the riot act blasting laying into giving someone a roasting giving someone a rocket ragging rating blaming basting keelhauling bollocking trimming pulling up reaming out rapping over the knuckles giving someone a telling-off giving someone an earful railing against railing at giving someone a caning giving someone a rollicking giving someone hell having a go at letting someone have it giving someone a mouthful giving someone what for giving someone a wigging tearing off a strip giving someone a bollocking giving someone a rating giving someone a row rapping wigging rowing reaming taking someone to task nagging tearing into ranting at coming down on pitching into lacing to slapping down hammering flaying scoring jawing putting down putting on the mat giving someone some stick jumping on blowing up excoriating pummelling pummeling finding fault with bringing someone to book chewing someone out laying down the law sending someone away with a flea in their ear slapping someone's wrist attacking abusing slating vituperating condemning railing cautioning bringing to book visiting blowing up at throwing the book at leaning on lighting to giving a rocket rapping someone over the knuckles slapping someone on the wrist coming down on like a ton of bricks yelling at arraigning calling to account exprobrating recompensing taking disciplinary action against disgracing skelping spanking feruling denouncing reviling reprobating disparaging threaping vilifying warning taunting recriminating cavilling caviling adjuring advising counseling counselling climbing all over putting on the carpet aspersing expostulating ragging on making an example of criticizing strongly meting out punishment to tearing down teaching someone a lesson picking on speaking preaching tearing a strip off talking to giving a going over slapping on wrist strongly criticizing drawing the line giving a piece of one's mind rapping on knuckles coming down hard on telling a thing or two giving someone stick calling on the carpet taking to the woodshed going on at having someone on the carpet keeping after slamming savaging bashing flaming trashing dissing lashing assailing scathing belaboring caning potshotting whipping blistering scorching beating flogging thrashing scarifying drubbing belabouring jumping down one's throat dragging over the coals criticizing severely laying out rapping someone the knuckles slagging off haranguing knocking panning inveighing against pillorying bagging roasting denunciating bad-mouthing slashing rubbishing decrying execrating cutting up deprecating maligning anathematizing checking denigrating crucifying faulting slagging dispraising skinning running down raving at deploring cursing protesting animadverting on declaiming proscribing lessoning hitting out at monishing impugning slurring ranting fulminating pulling apart giving someone a bad press derogating giving something a bad press ripping into pulling to pieces casting aspersions on jumping all over lashing out at calling over the coals smearing belittling accusing raking discrediting defaming thundering complaining skewering ripping rollicking shellacking jawboning disapproving besmirching judging trouncing spouting raving fuming animadverting carping at inveighing remonstrating disapproving of mauling thundering against slanging speaking to backbiting pouring scorn on expressing disapproval of ostracising ostracizing declaiming against objecting to vituperating against giving some stick to getting after tearing apart giving one hell going on about cussing out swearing at taking issue with kicking up a fuss about shouting at kicking up a stink about reprimanding severely letting fly rounding on lashing out lampooning rapping someone's knuckles moralising moralizing ridiculing taking apart tearing to pieces satirizing harassing deriding striking cudgeling hitting slapping cudgelling smothering dressing-down zapping opposing frying chewing ranking on giving going-over satirising giving a tongue-lashing twitting cavilling at raking over coals rejecting giving somebody a piece of one's mind giving tongue-lashing dishonoring dishonouring lashing into attasking giving someone a telling off tearing someone a new one rapping across the knuckles having words severely reprimanding sailing into taking to pieces nitpicking about bringing to account giving piece of mind gluing growling dinging glueing forewarning hoisting noticing insulting throwing brickbats at sledging charging criticizing hatefully eating out giving someone a carpeting scorning incriminating contemning rebuffing carping on sounding off going after dooming sentencing picking holes in giving flak to taking down stigmatizing prosecuting giving comeuppance laying on criticizing harshly finding fault getting on taking down a peg taking somebody to task giving a hard time burning one's ears sitting on jacking up taxing giving a bad press to bagging on running something down stigmatising indicting charging with showing up impeaching having your knife in swearing pointing the finger at calling to task picking apart looking askance reading out imprecating blaspheming sending someone away with a flea in his giving the dickens lowering the boom sticking it to expressing disapprobation thinking badly of expressing disapprobation of giving the devil arguing with slighting darning banishing convicting dratting banning expelling cussing confounding offending raging libeling slandering libelling discounting minimizing casting out complaining of crying down inveigling against oppressing persecuting making a protest to miscalling calumniating minimising traducing zinging injuring riding hosing raging against expostulating about remonstrating about challenging protesting strongly at cutting down trash-talking dumping on blowing off giving a black eye doing a number on calling names cutting to the quick calling someone names framing naming adjudging depreciating pronouncing storming putting up a fight against opposing strongly disagreeing violently with kicking up making a fuss about kicking against complaining vociferously about taking great exception to speaking out against complaining bitterly about kicking vociferating making a protest against taking a stand against objecting making a stand against raising objections to putting away sending up blustering huffing protesting against blowing whistle on hanging something on pointing finger at pinning it on letting have it speaking out laying at one's door sending up the river making a stand intimidating taking a stand menacing mouthing off about animadverting upon vociferating about ranting and raving discoursing orating mouthing off talking exhorting addressing descanting expatiating perorating sermonizing to earbashing pontificating to spouting to spieling apostrophizing soapboxing preaching to accosting sermonising stumping holding forth to buttonholing sermonizing declaiming to spouting at preachifying to spieling to speechifying to delivering a tirade to holding forth giving a lecture to sounding off to getting on a soapbox


Present participle for to punish (in order to bring about improvement in behavior, attitude, etc)
humbling humiliating subduing cowing curbing squashing taming abasing cheapening debasing deflating degrading demeaning disciplining discrediting disgracing dishonouring dishonoring flattening fouling lowering mortifying restraining shaming sinking smirching softening afflicting checking repressing bringing down bringing low taking down putting down cutting down to size putting in your place putting someone in their place taking down a peg or two embarrassing crushing abashing belittling devaluing owning denigrating smearing showing up making someone eat crow quashing taking down a peg shooting down tainting chagrining tarnishing discomfiting snubbing blotting making a fool of putting to shame making someone eat humble pie disparaging defaming sullying slandering stigmatizing downgrading bemeaning besmearing defiling tearing down causing to lose face stigmatising casting down reflecting badly on bringing into disrepute dragging through the mud making ashamed settling someone's hash giving a black eye taking the wind out of someone's sails staining breaking diminishing besmirching derogating disconcerting exposing reproaching slurring reducing blemishing blackening dragging down libeling attainting libelling disfavoring pulling down ridiculing disfavouring running down dragging through the mire bringing shame upon giving a bad name bringing shame to putting in a bad light showing in a bad light getting the better of bringing shame on having the last laugh on flooring deigning condescending demolishing stooping descending branding scandalizing depreciating prostituting betraying spotting injuring undervaluing minimizing taking apart letting down minimising scandalising deriding disregarding mocking disrespecting desecrating lowering the status of reducing the status of casting a slur demoting overcoming squelching silencing upsetting disobliging corrupting debauching disconsidering selling out putting away striking dumb making someone feel ashamed making uncomfortable beating down losing face giving a bad name to tarring and feathering dispiriting taking to pieces taking to bits popping one's balloon putting one away making eat dirt cutting to the quick making one feel small bringing down a peg disheartening discouraging dismaying forcing to eat humble pie controlling making lose face debunking destroying dashing puncturing balloon knocking down subjugating denying suppressing letting down easy ripping panning discountenancing slamming blistering withering knocking the stuffing out of punishing taking the wind out of somebody's sails letting wind out of sails vanquishing downplaying confusing confounding playing down causing to feel small putting out of countenance getting under control vilifying maligning calumniating censuring soiling insulting compromising disesteeming casting aspersions on doing a hatchet job on blackening someone's name bringing into disfavour detracting from pooh-poohing traducing bringing discredit to spoiling rubbishing knocking breathing on decrying aspersing damaging blotching attacking befouling doing a number on ripping up and down bad-mouthing slagging off speaking ill of assailing muckraking casting a slur on flinging mud at slinging mud at running smear campaign spreading scandal about poisoning undermining blighting prejudicing ruining perverting reflecting negatively damaging the reputation of muddying the reputation of bringing dishonour to casting in a bad light harming the reputation of blackening the reputation of blackening the name of badmouthing vilipending blackguarding scorching dragging someone's name through the mud dragging through mud slinging mud hurting darkening touching harming depraving tarring


Present participle for penalize for wrongdoing
punishing disciplining penalising penalizing chastising correcting castigating abusing beating caning getting lashing mistreating murdering scalping sentencing thumping wallopping walloping whipping battering flogging harming hurting injuring misusing oppressing scourging manhandling recompensing visiting admonishing blacklisting cuffing debarring defrocking dismissing dropping on executing exiling expelling fining immuring incarcerating lecturing meting out punishment to paddling rebuking reprimanding reproving skinning skinning alive spanking switching tearing down training bringing someone to book bringing to book coming down on making an example of slapping someone's wrist teaching someone a lesson attending to beating up doing in giving it to someone giving someone what for rapping knuckles rapping someone's knuckles slapping wrist cracking down on giving a going-over giving a lesson to giving someone the works giving the works knocking about roughing up teaching a lesson giving a going over throwing the book at coming down on like a ton of bricks punishing severely reprehending scapegoating grounding dealing with tanning someone's hide thrashing horsewhipping strapping flaying flagellating belting birching clouting tanning licking giving someone a good hiding beating the living daylights out of someone leathering whaling flailing hiding slashing cowhiding rawhiding hitting lambasting striping trouncing giving someone a hiding beating the living daylights out of sanctioning lathering bullwhipping quirting harassing scathing terrorising excoriating terrorizing scorching disciplining someone for taking a strap to striking larruping larrupping whacking feruling waxing whomping tanning one's hide hitting hard giving the cat o'nine tails


Present participle for to be convincingly victorious over
thrashing licking pasting beating hammering clobbering trouncing crushing overwhelming routing drubbing caning defeating pounding wallopping walloping whipping annihilating flogging hiding slaughtering belting besting battering bludgeoning burying creaming marmalizing mauling pulverising pulverizing spanking threshing thumping buffeting buffetting demolishing destroying flattening leathering massacring murdering smoking whomping worsting bashing basting crucifying pommelling pommeling pummelling pummeling rolling shellacking slogging smothering tanking tromping whaling whupping bombing currying doing dusting owning skunking slamming trashing whapping whopping chastising killing punishing striking walking all over winning a resounding victory over working over bringing someone to their knees giving someone a drubbing giving someone a hiding running rings around taking to the cleaners beating up walking over defeating utterly giving a hiding making mincemeat of messing up taking a stick to wiping the floor with triumphing over beating hollow blowing away blowing out getting the better of snowing under bunging up roughing up blowing out of the water smashing overcoming conquering mastering subduing vanquishing surmounting overpowering stuffing dispatching stopping quashing getting taking upending overmatching trimming overbearing surpassing outdoing outstripping topping excelling downing throwing hurdling prevailing over winning against getting around doing down gaining a victory over winning over

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