Definition of Chastened

1. a. Corrected; disciplined; refined; purified; toned down.



Definition of Chastened

1. Adjective. Made chaste. ¹

2. Adjective. Chastised. ¹

3. Verb. (past of chasten) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Chastened

1. chasten [v] - See also: chasten

Lexicographical Neighbors of Chastened

chast
chaste tree
chasted
chastely
chasten
chasten'd
chastened
chastener
chasteners
chasteness
chastenesses
chastenest
chasteneth
chastening
chasteningly
chastens
chaster
chastest
chasting
chastise

Literary usage of Chastened

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of English Usage by Inc. Merriam-Webster (1994)
"chastened I wanted my father's good opinion because he was chary of his compliments —The Autobiography of William Allen White, 1946 should make us chary of ..."

2. British Poets of the Nineteenth Century: Poems by Wordsworth, Coleridge by Curtis Hidden Page (1910)
"... and aught that hides his clay With chastened feelings would I pay There, too, a Son, his joy and pride, (Not three weeks past the Stripling From mortal ..."

3. Crabb's English Synonyms by George Crabb (1917)
"... associations have been connected with the name that render its pronunciation in familiar discourse offensive to the chastened ear; it is therefore used ..."

4. The Metropolitan (1832)
"Martin Brophy did not leave that house till, in an humbled, contrite, and chastened spirit, he had worthily propitiated Heaven's forgiveness, ..."

5. American Politics (non-partisan) from the Beginning to Date: Embodying a by Thomas Valentine Cooper (1892)
"... that was clouded by the passion that made both rush to achieve an easy triumph, has returned chastened and strengthened by our common sacrifices. ..."

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