Synonyms to chastening

crushing, Herculean, annoying, arduous, awkward, backbreaking, besetting, bothersome, burdensome, disconcerting, disturbing, effortful, embarrassing, forced, grueling, hard-earned, hard-fought, heavy, hefty, humbling, humiliating, humiliative, irksome, killing, labored, laborious, mortifying, onerous, operose, oppressive, painful, plaguey, punishing, strained, strenuous, toilsome, tough, troublesome, trying, uphill, vexatious, wearisome, correction, admonishment, admonition, amendment, amends, appraisal, appraisement, approximation, assessment, assize, assizement, calculation, castigation, chastisement, chiding, compensation, computation, condign punishment, corrigendum, deserts, determination, disciplinary measures, discipline, editing, emendation, estimate, estimation, evaluation, ferule, fixing, gauging, improvement, infliction, instrumentation, judgment, judicial punishment, lecture, lesson, making right, measure, measurement, measuring, mending, mensuration, metric system, nemesis, objurgation, overhaul, overhauling, pains, pains and punishments, pay, payment, penal retributi