Definition of Punishment. Meaning of Punishment. Synonyms of Punishment

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Definition of Punishment

Punishment
Punishment Pun"ish*ment, n. Severe, rough, or disastrous treatment. [Colloq. or Slang]
Punishment
Punishment Pun"ish*ment, n. 1. The act of punishing. 2. Any pain, suffering, or loss inflicted on a person because of a crime or offense. I never gave them condign punishment. --Shak. The rewards and punishments of another life. --Locke. 3. (Law) 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.

Meaning of Punishment from wikipedia

- Punishment, commonly, is the imposition of an undesirable or unpleasant outcome upon a group or individual, meted out by an authority—in contexts ranging...
- Capital punishment, also known as the death penalty and formerly called judicial homicide, is the state-sanctioned practice of killing a person as a punishment...
- A corporal punishment or a physical punishment is a punishment which is intended to cause physical pain to a person. When it is inflicted on minors, especially...
- corporal punishment is the deliberate infliction of physical pain as a response to undesired behavior by students. The term corporal punishment derives...
- Field punishment is any form of punishment used against military personnel in the field; that is, field punishment does not require that the member be...
- The Roundup: Punishment (Korean: 범죄도시4; lit. Crime City 4) is a 2024 South Korean action crime film directed by Heo Myung-haeng and starring Ma Dong-seok...
- Crime and Punishment (pre-reform Russian: Преступленіе и наказаніе; post-reform Russian: Преступление и наказание, romanized: Prestupleniye i nakazaniye...
- Capital Punishment may also refer to: Capital Punishment (Big Pun album), 1998 Capital Punishment (Unit:187 album), 2003 Capital Punishment (film), a...
- Collective punishment is a punishment or sanction imposed on a group for acts allegedly perpetrated by a member of that group, which could be an ethnic...
- Punishment Training Center is a mixed martial arts training camp founded in 1999 by Tito Ortiz. Also known as Punishment Athletics, the training center...