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punishment

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of punishment

  1. 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 of punishment castigation, chastisement, comeuppance, correction, desert(s), discipline, nemesis, penalty, wrath Words Related to punishment reprisal, retaliation, retribution, revenge, vengeance; assessment, charge, fine, mulct; example, sentence; confinement, imprisonment, incarceration; condemnation, damnation, denouncement; censure, criticism, rebuke, reprimand, reproof Near Antonyms of punishment 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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