toggle menu
menu
vocabulary
1000+ books
Go to Book

chasten
used in The Trial of Socrates by Linder

only 1 use
(click/touch triangles for details)
Definition
to decrease confidence by making someone realize they have done poorly

or (archaically): to severely criticize or punish
  • He could only be charged for his actions during the four years preceding his trial in 399 B.C.E. It appears that Socrates, unchastened by the antidemocratic revolts and their aftermaths, resumed his teachings and once again began attracting a similar band of youthful followers.

There are no more uses of "chasten" in The Trial of Socrates by Linder.

Typical Usage  (best examples)
Dictionary / pronunciation — Google®Dictionary list — Onelook.com®