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Punishment

Antonyms for punishment:

forgiveness.

Synonyms for punishment:

Sense 1

leniency, probation, penance, comeuppance.

Sense 2

deserts, threshing, sanction, conviction.

Sense 6

lesson.

beating

whipping.

curse

infliction.

fault

demerit.

flogging

corporal punishment.

lashing

flogging.

thrashing

lashing.

Other synonyms and related words:

demerit, pardon, infliction, lesson, flogging, penalization, penalisation, threshing, rebuke, scourge, leniency, lashing, whipping, deserts, comeuppance, probation, penance, sanction.

condemnation (noun)

rebuke.

correction (noun)

deserts, penance, infliction.

killing (noun)

execution.

lesson (noun)

lesson.

penalty (noun)

drawback, fine, discount, retribution, abatement, chastisement, handicap, castigation, forfeiture, infliction, penance, sanction, penalty, judgment, reparation, comeuppance, correction, encumbrance, torture, deduction, burden, discipline, premium.

punishment (noun)

imprisonment, price, anguish, crucifixion, confinement, incarceration, penalty, castigation, penalization, affliction, sentence, scourge, torture, execution, reprisal, verdict, penalisation, agony, persecution, payment, revenge, distress.

retaliation (noun)

retaliation.

revenge (noun)

retaliation, redress, vengeance, counteraction, reparation, restitution.

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