Synonyms and Antonyms of punitive
inflicting, involving, or serving as punishment any misbehavior was immediately met with a punitive response the company had to pay a million dollars in punitive damages Synonyms of punitive castigating, chastening, chastising, correcting, correctional, corrective, disciplinary, disciplining, penal, penalizing Words Related to punitive retaliative, retaliatory, retributive, retributory, revengeful; vengeful, wrathful Near Antonyms of punitive compensatory; acquitting, exculpating, exculpatory, exonerating, vindicating; absolving, condoning, pardoning, remitting; commuting, reprieving Antonyms of punitive nonpunitive
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