punition

[pyoo-nish-uh n]

noun


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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