Synonyms and Antonyms of chastening
inflicting, involving, or serving as punishment a chastening hour spent cleaning floors should discourage them from further pranks Synonyms of chastening castigating, punitive, chastising, correcting, correctional, corrective, disciplinary, disciplining, penal, penalizingWords Related to chastening retaliative, retaliatory, retributive, retributory, revengeful; vengeful, wrathfulNear Antonyms of chastening compensatory; acquitting, exculpating, exculpatory, exonerating, vindicating; absolving, condoning, pardoning, remitting; commuting, reprievingAntonyms of chastening nonpunitive
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