Student Thesaurus

One entry found for punishment.
Entry Word: punishment
Function: noun
Text: suffering, loss, or hardship imposed in response to a crime or offense <the child's punishment was confiscation of his toys for a day>
Synonyms castigation, chastisement, correction, desert, discipline, nemesis, penalty, wrath
Related Words reprisal, retaliation, retribution, revenge, vengeance; assessment, charge, fine, mulct; example, sentence; confinement, imprisonment, incarceration; condemnation, damnation, denouncement; criticism, reproof
Near Antonyms amnesty, indemnity, pardon, parole; acquittal, exculpation, exoneration, vindication; exemption, immunity, impunity; release; commutation, reprieve; absolution, forgiveness, remission, remitment; condonation, disregard, overlooking