Translation of chasten in Spanish:


hacer escarmentar, v.

Pronunciation /ˈtʃeɪs(ə)n/

transitive verb

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    hacer escarmentar
    • Perhaps chastened by the experience, and certainly restricted by a hung council, Labour have subsequently become more conciliatory.
    • Segal is suitably chastened after last week's events.
    • In this way the ships captain kept a tight rein on his men and when the ship set sail it was with a suitably chastened crew, or so the Captain thought.
    • But, while chastened by the experience, he also draws strength from it.
    • No doubt the school will feel suitably chastened by her absence.
    • We all left somewhat chastened by the moving experience and the realization of how fortunate we have been.
    • Slightly chastened by the experience, Ganesh finds himself saddled with an old, sick couple looking for a hospital, who have been abandoned by fellow villagers.
    • The wisdom traditionally associated with age has to do with our limitations, with being chastened by experience.
    • It's an attitude that put him behind bars for a short period, not apparently an experience that chastened him.
    • After the blackout of August 14, 2003, all of us in Ontario seemed suitably chastened in our attitudes towards electricity usage.
    • Suitably chastened, may I humbly entreat him to, unambiguously and without obfuscation, answer a few pertinent questions?
    • The French president was chastened by the recent defeat of his European constitution referendum initiative.
    • I walk from the pitch as humiliated as I am chastened.
    • The entire experience was frightening and chastening for the bourgeoisie.
    • Have the media been chastened in any way by that experience?
    • The most chastening passage in the book concerns a woman called Lisl Auman.
    • But he'll probably be well chastened, I suppose.
    • First, I'm constantly impressed by the email I receive, and I'm chastened to be reminded of the things I forget to think about.
    • Officials, instead of being chastened, were indignant.
    • Is he in any way chastened by this experience do you think?