chasten

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chasten /ˈtʃeɪsn̩/ verb
chastens; chastened; chastening
chasten
/ˈtʃeɪsn̩/
verb
chastens; chastened; chastening
Learner's definition of CHASTEN
[+ object]
: to cause (someone) to feel sad or embarrassed about something that has happened usually used as (be) chastened

— chastening

adjective [more chastening; most chastening]