Definition of punishment
Origin of punishment
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Me being a goofball got me out of being on punishment with my mom.Sitcom Queen Tichina Arnold Got Funny to Avoid Spankings|Pallabi Munsi|September 10, 2020|Ozy
If indeed Barrios earned a percentage of the company’s profits, or continues to, and did not disclose it when he worked for Gómez, he could be open to additional punishment.Barrios Didn’t Disclose Income He Made Before Taking City Hall Job|Andrew Keatts and Jesse Marx|August 31, 2020|Voice of San Diego
In accepting Giannulli’s plea deal, Gorton said the prison terms are “sufficient but not greater than necessary punishment under the circumstances.”
The approach could only have led to punishment of outstanding outliers in favor of a consistent average.The UK exam debacle reminds us that algorithms can’t fix broken systems|Karen Hao|August 20, 2020|MIT Technology Review
After the region suffered billions of dollars’ worth of economic losses because of the August blackout, it was hard for locals to see the government’s actions as anything but a collective punishment.How India became the world’s leader in internet shutdowns|Katie McLean|August 19, 2020|MIT Technology Review
In an act of corporal punishment that we at the Daily Beast do not condone, Joseph grabbed Him by the ear and “pulled hard.”
When Christians and Hindus are accused of insulting Islam in Pakistan, the punishment is harsh.Disco Mullah Blasphemy Row Highlights Pakistan’s Hypocrisy|Shaheen Pasha|December 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Though, some would still indulge, even with the risk of punishment.
In the 1980s, your community allowed hundreds of thousands of us to die because you believed AIDS was divine punishment.Do LGBTs Owe Christians an Olive Branch? Try The Other Way Around|Jay Michaelson|December 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
By the end of his life, the memories of corporal punishment at the hands of his teachers were vivid.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days|David Freeman|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The fact that the day following the punishment parade was a Sunday brought about a certain relaxation from discipline.The Red Year|Louis Tracy
These evidences of an impulse to look on correction as a quite proper thing are corroborated by stories of self-punishment.Children's Ways|James Sully
But once Austria was disposed of, Prussia and Russia met their punishment for having given her secret or open aid.Napoleon's Marshals|R. P. Dunn-Pattison
Punishment still comes to us from those whom we would circumvent.
It was he who deserved punishment—not the sufferer with his calamities imposed upon him by his erring sire.
British Dictionary definitions for punishment
Other Idioms and Phrases with punishment
see glutton for punishment.