Thesaurus: punishment Synonyms, punishment Antonyms
suffering, loss, or hardship imposed in response to a crime or offense he is serving five years in prison as punishment for aggravated assault Synonyms castigation, chastisement, comeuppance, correction, desert(s), discipline, nemesis, penalty, wrath Related Words reprisal, retaliation, retribution, revenge, vengeance; assessment, charge, fine, mulct; example, sentence; confinement, imprisonment, incarceration; condemnation, damnation, denouncement; censure, criticism, rebuke, reprimand, reproof Near Antonyms amnesty, indemnity, pardon, parole; acquittal, exculpation, exoneration, vindication; exemption, immunity, impunity; release; commutation, reprieve; absolution, forgiveness, remission, remitment; condonation, disregard, overlooking
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