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penalizing

adjective

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inflicting, involving, or serving as punishment
  • forced to listen to a penalizing lecture on the consequences of lying

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penalizing

verb
present participle of penalize

Synonyms & Antonyms of penalizing (Entry 2 of 2)

to inflict a penalty on for a fault or crime
  • the player was penalized for unsportsmanlike conduct

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“Penalizing.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/penalizing. Accessed 1 Oct. 2020.

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