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 is the imposition of an undesirable or unpleasant outcome upon a group or individual, meted out by an authority—in contexts ranging from child...
- Capital punishment, also known as the death penalty, is a government-sanctioned practice whereby a person is put to death by the state as a punishment for...
- Corporal punishment or physical punishment is a punishment intended to cause physical pain to a person. It is most often practised on minors, especially...
- ‹ The template Infobox book is being considered for merging. › Crime and Punishment (pre-reform Russian: Преступленіе и наказаніе; post-reform Russian: Преступление...
- Punishment Training Center is a mixed martial arts training camp founded in 1999 by Tito Ortiz. Also known as Punishment Athletics, the training center...
- evil souls are subjected to punitive suffering, often torture as eternal punishment after death. Religions with a linear divine history often depict ****...
- 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...
- Luis Martínez (born February 4, 1982), better known by his ring name Punishment Martinez, is an American born Puerto Rican professional wrestler. He is...
- Capital punishment is a legal penalty in the United States, currently used by 28 states, the federal government, and the military. Its existence can be...
- Strapping refers to the use of a strap as an implement of corporal punishment. It is typically a broad and heavy strip of leather, often with a hard handle...
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