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Punishment (IPA: /ˈpənɪʃmənt/)


Punishment (n.)

The act of punishing.

Punishment (n.)

Any pain, suffering, or loss inflicted on a person because of a crime or offense.

Punishment (n.)

A penalty inflicted by a court of justice on a convicted offender as a just retribution, and incidentally for the purposes of reformation and prevention.

Punishment

Imposition of an undesirable or unpleasant outcome as a response and deterrent to an action or behaviour that is deemed undesirable or unacceptable

Punishment

Facet of operant conditioning; change in a human or animal's surroundings that occurs after a given behavior or response which reduces the likelihood of that behavior occurring again in the future

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Television series

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Album by Endwell

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Polish punk/hardcore band

Punishment Synonyms

Penalty, Penalization, Penalisation

Punishment Rhymes



Punishment


Spanish Translation

Punishment in Spanish is Castigo

Tagalog Translation

Punishment in Tagalog is Kaparusahan

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Again they ignore me. Again they think they have a better punishment for a traitor than a shotgun to the head." - Deus Ex

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Death is a punishment to some, to others a gift, and to many a favor." - Euthanasia

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Divine punishment is at once followed by Divine pity." - Joseph H. Hertz

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Excessive bail shall not be required, nor excessive fines imposed, nor cruel and unusual punishment inflicted." - United States Constitution

Example Sentence (Quote)

"I take it that the judgment is an essential point in every conviction, let the punishment be fixed or not." - Lloyd Kenyon, 1st Baron Kenyon


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