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1. imprisonment

noun. ['ˌɪmˈprɪzənmənt'] putting someone in prison or in jail as lawful punishment.

Synonyms

  • penalization
  • punishment
  • penalisation

Etymology

  • -ment (English)
  • -amentum (Latin)
  • imprison (English)

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Rhymes with Imprisonment

  • abandonment
  • abatement
  • aberrant
  • abhorrent
  • abortifacient
  • abridgement
  • absent
  • absorbent
  • abstinent
  • abundant
  • accelerant
  • accident
  • accompaniment
  • accompaniment
  • accomplishment
  • accountant
  • accouterment
  • accoutrement
  • achievement
  • acknowledgement

Sentences with imprisonment


1. Noun, singular or mass
State law might establish a penalty such as a term of imprisonment or a fine for desertion.

Quotes about imprisonment


1. Let today be the day you finally release yourself from the imprisonment of past grudges and anger. Simplify your life. Let go of the poisonous past and live the abundantly beautiful present... today.
- Steve Maraboli, Unapologetically You: Reflections on Life and the Human Experience

2. Economic power is exercised by means of a positive, by offering men a reward, an incentive, a payment, a value; political power is exercised by means of a negative, by the threat of punishment, injury, imprisonment, destruction. The businessman's tool is values; the bureaucrat's tool is fear.
- Ayn Rand

3. Life Imprisonment with No Possibility of Parole [10w] "The needle is preferable to three hots and a cot.
- Beryl Dov

2. imprisonment

noun. ['ˌɪmˈprɪzənmənt'] the state of being imprisoned.

Synonyms

  • confinement
  • immurement
  • captivity
  • incarceration
  • durance
  • internment

Etymology

  • -ment (English)
  • -amentum (Latin)
  • imprison (English)

3. imprisonment

noun. ['ˌɪmˈprɪzənmənt'] the act of confining someone in a prison (or as if in a prison).

Synonyms

  • lockdown
  • false imprisonment
  • internment
  • custody

Antonyms

  • nonpayment
  • advantage
  • reward

Etymology

  • -ment (English)
  • -amentum (Latin)
  • imprison (English)
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