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Synonyms and Antonyms of correctional

  1. inflicting, involving, or serving as punishment <threatened to take correctional measures if the household chores were not done> <the state's largest correctional institution> Synonyms castigating, chastening, chastising, correcting, punitive, corrective, disciplinary, disciplining, penal, penalizingRelated Words retaliative, retaliatory, retributive, retributory, revengeful; vengeful, wrathfulNear Antonyms compensatory; acquitting, exculpating, exculpatory, exonerating, vindicating; absolving, condoning, pardoning, remitting; commuting, reprievingAntonyms nonpunitive

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