punition

[ pyoo-nish-uh n ]
/ pyuˈnɪʃ ən /

noun


Nearby words

  1. punish,
  2. punishable,
  3. punisher,
  4. punishing,
  5. punishment,
  6. punitive,
  7. punitive damages,
  8. punitively,
  9. punitory,
  10. punjab

Origin of punition

1375–1425; late Middle English punicioun < Middle French punition < Latin pūnītiōn-, stem of pūnītiō punishment, equivalent to pūnīt(us) (past participle of pūnīre to punish) + -iōn- -ion

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