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Synonyms for chastening

a rebuke for making a mistake

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James Milner admits one positive result does not make up for World Cup misery but believes victory over Bulgaria shows England are already learning from that chastening experience.
The immediate effect is chastening, though the ultimate result is integrative in the fullest sense.
Hinting at the peculiar thrill of being at one's own funeral and also at the facts of his own biography, Dermody links the chastening feelings of liberation caused by the death of one's parents to his own assumption of a new/old name that both separates him from his youth and brings him closer to his Irish roots.
Edward Jones analyst Dave Powers, for example, thinks the technology sector has received a healthy chastening.
The limits of social engineering and political faith were apparent by the 1970s, a chastening decade whose legacy of cold-eyed realism is too often denounced as cynicism by those over 40.
Just like her best work, Childs's very presence is somehow (to the likes of me, at least) chastening in its exquisite abstemiousness, its complete lack of excess, either physical or emotional.
The parallels between their declin and ours are chastening in their exactitude.
Regulatory situation, outlining the role and development of the FDA in particular, as well as the safety-related problems that struck the pharmaceutical industry and the FDA in 2004 and the spring of 2005--an ongoing development that will likely exert a chastening effect on new product development.
ANDY Murray vowed to work harder than ever after a chastening loss to Grigor Dimitrov ended his Wimbledon title defence in the quarter-finals.
City, who were outplayed by defending champions Bayern when the German outfit beat them 3-1 at the Etihad Stadium, appeared set for an even more chastening experience at the Allianz Arena when their hosts raced 2-0 ahead.
BOLTON manager Gary Megson hopes his players are ready to show Chelsea that they have learned their lessons from the chastening Carling Cup defeat at Stamford Bridge.
West Bromwich Albion may have opened the new campaign up with a defeat but there was nothing chastening about their experience of the Emirates.
Having suffered a chastening defeat to Rafael Nadal in the final of the French Open last weekend - the world No 1 won just four games against the Spanish clay-court expert at Roland Garros - Federer looked more at ease on his favoured surface.
TENNIS: Andy Murray insists he can take positives from his first wins on clay for almost two years despite crashing to a chastening defeat to Novak Djokovic at the Monte Carlo Masters.