Associations to the word «Punishment»

Wiktionary

PUNISHMENT, noun. The act or process of punishing, imposing and/or applying a sanction.
PUNISHMENT, noun. A penalty to punish wrongdoing, especially for crime.
PUNISHMENT, noun. A suffering by pain or loss imposed as retribution
PUNISHMENT, noun. (figuratively) Any treatment or experience so harsh it feels like being punished; rough handling

Dictionary definition

PUNISHMENT, noun. The act of punishing.

Wise words

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