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punishment British & World English

The infliction or imposition of a penalty as retribution for an offence

punishment English Thesaurus

judicial ideology stresses the punishment of the guilty

self-punishment British & World English

The inflicting of punishment on oneself

capital punishment British & World English

The legally authorized killing of someone as punishment for a crime

corporal punishment British & World English

Physical punishment, such as caning or flogging

a glutton for punishment British & World English

A person who is always eager to undertake hard or unpleasant tasks

cruel and unusual punishment British & World English

A category of excessively severe punishment banned under the Eighth Amendment of the US Constitution (and originally under the English Bill of Rights)

a glutton for punishment in glutton British & World English

A person who is always eager to undertake hard or unpleasant tasks

cruel and unusual punishment in cruel British & World English

A category of excessively severe punishment banned under the Eighth Amendment of the US Constitution (and originally under the English Bill of Rights)


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