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impunity

Synonyms of impunity in English:

noun

  • the impunity enjoyed by military officers implicated in civilian killings
    immunity, indemnity, exemption from punishment, freedom from punishment, exemption, non-liability, licence;
    amnesty, dispensation, pardon, reprieve, stay of execution, exoneration;
    privilege, special treatment, favouritism;
    [Antonyms] liability, responsibility
  • Phrases

    with impunity

    1
    criminals who appear to flout the law with impunity
    unpunished, with no ill consequences, with no ill effects, without being punished, without punishment;
    scot-free

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