Chastisement in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Chastisement

The act of chastising; rebuke; punishment.

Short Example Sentence for Chastisement

  • 1. What then is the chastisement of those who accept it not? 🔊
  • 2. No chastisement should be allowed in any case. 🔊
  • 3. No amount of chastisement brought him to reason. 🔊
  • 4. It is the chastisement of suffering that brings out the powers of men. 🔊
  • 5. Stella looked at him as if personal chastisement would be too light for him. 🔊
  • 6. Upon this crime followed his chastisement in a sudden pestilence. 🔊
  • 7. A severe chastisement awaited their perfidy and inconstancy. 🔊
  • 8. It is seldom that a master inflicts severe corporal chastisement on a slave. 🔊
  • 9. No; it's not a chastisement of Providence. 🔊

How to use Chastisement in a Sentence?

  • 1. It was evident that chastisement of the severest character awaited him in any case. 🔊
  • 2. Whatever else the chastisement had given him, it had restored his balance of mind. 🔊
  • 3. Erelong will the breaths of chastisement seize thee, as they seized others before thee. 🔊
  • 4. As long as we do so, the chastisement is fruitless; and perhaps only hardens the more. 🔊
  • 5. For me to step in now would be to interfere with the chastisement of Providence. 🔊
  • 6. She was acting very unreasonably, he said, and deserved chastisement for her folly. 🔊
  • 7. He cried; then he bawled; and as the chastisement proceeded he bellowed lustily. 🔊
  • 8. Sooner or later I was obliged to fall: it is the chastisement of my presumption and pride. 🔊
  • 9. Does the chastisement of Heaven teach us better than the blessings lavished upon us? 🔊
  • 10. How far our God may for our Chastisement permit the Devil to proceed in such an Abuse? 🔊
  • 11. I mean but to point out the warnings and the successive steps with which my chastisement approached. 🔊
  • 12. Whereupon, the honest stone-mason had fresh cause for chastisement of so incalculably calculating a child. 🔊
  • 13. As the latter then finds himself in a position where it is impossible to make use of any of his forces, the chastisement has all its efficiency. 🔊
  • 14. Rathbone undertook, with the aid of any two other fellows, to inflict personal chastisement on the public enemy. 🔊
  • 15. And as yet he was hardly even dimly growing to realize that fate would turn the anguish of this desire into a chastisement of scorpions for him. 🔊
  • 16. They have accused my father of a crime of which he is innocent, and have sought to visit upon him real chastisement for the imaginary murder. 🔊
  • 17. Fire and steel to the cancer, chastisement to vice, and afterwards destroy the instrument, if it be bad! 🔊
  • 18. We were all drowned out of our little shelter-tents, and many preferred to take the chastisement face to face with the merciless elements. 🔊
  • 19. It is revealed to me by a dark, voiceless feeling which is vouchsafed to me by the Lord rather as a chastisement than as a mercy-gift. 🔊
  • 20. The poor Shagird, whom we had to threaten with a severe chastisement if he did not accompany us, was in a terrible state. 🔊
  • 21. Are all the other Instruments of thy Vengeance, too good for the chastisement of such transgressors as we are? 🔊
  • 22. That Danish invasion was a chastisement not undeserved, for both the clergy and the laity had become corrupt, had been enervated by prosperity. 🔊
  • 23. He felt himself to be playing a winning game; at least, that his vengeance and chastisement of Lablache had been made ridiculously easy for him. 🔊
  • 24. Concerning you; counsels the minister To give sound chastisement to your conceit, For so he calls it. 🔊
  • 25. She wondered whether Captain Winstanley had ever been horsewhipped; whether that kind of chastisement was numbered in the sum of his experiences. 🔊
  • 26. They owed this pre-eminence to the possession of relics and stories of miracles wrought by the tutelar saint for the protection of suppliants or the chastisement of those who violated the shrine. 🔊
  • 27. Such a one considers misfortune not as a chastisement but as a wrong; nor can he be grateful for mercies, because he esteems the greatest to be merely his due. 🔊
  • 28. They are daily learning wisdom, though slowly and with much trouble, and often needing to be reminded of their past lessons by chastisement and the rod. 🔊
  • 29. On first entering the nuptial hut the bridegroom draws forth his horsewhip and inflicts chastisement upon his bride, with the view of taming any lurking propensity to shrewishness. 🔊
  • 30. They are too careless of fulfilling the duties of the Christianity which they profess and must needs be constrained by fear of chastisement and be ruled like school children. 🔊
  • 31. My time was limited, and I was menaced with severe chastisement if, according to my custom, I should stay beyond the period assigned. 🔊