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- adj. Made chaste.
- adj. Chastised.
- v. Simple past tense and past participle of chasten.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Corrected; disciplined; refined; purified; toned down.
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Wesa emerged chastened from the operation, U.S. officials said.
Keeping this new frontier chastened is a daunting task but the potential benefits make the effort essential.
Still in chastened times Senior Officers have to be creative in gathering their evidence, after all large scale public disturbances don’t happen as reliably as they used to. on December 16, 2008 at 8: 40 pm | Reply Dipper
Harvard Business School Professor John Quelch has called the chastened former indiscretionary spenders "simplifiers".
Surely enough, the first thing I saw on arrival was a dank-looking man holding forth on Spiritualism, and enjoying what I should call a chastened vogue with most of the company gathered about him.
Mr. Powell insisted both were consensual but his campaign manager says that the experience "chastened" him and left him "determined to avoid poor judgment."
Well stated, upper left, yet isn't it sad that we have to link "chastened" with "weakened".
Bergson is a kind of chastened and spiritualized Herbert Spencer.
Gros told him that it was like Rubens, with more correctness of form -- Rubens "chastened" was the word.
Looking at myself in the glass with a kind of chastened complacence, I decided that the man who could perceive in Mr. Hobhouse any reminiscence of the mysterious young stranger of six months ago would have a singularly piercing eye.