Chided vs Chastised - What's the difference?

chided | chastised |


As verbs the difference between chided and chastised

is that chided is (chide) or chided can be while chastised is (chastise).

chided

English

Verb

(head)
  • (chide)
  • Synonyms

    * chid * chode

    Verb

    (head)
  • Synonyms

    * chid * chidden

    chastised

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • (chastise)

  • chastise

    English

    Alternative forms

    * chastize (archaic in British English and rare in American English)

    Verb

  • To punish or scold someone.
  • Synonyms

    * See also

    See also

    * punish * castigate