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1. punishment

noun. ['ˈpʌnɪʃmənt'] the act of punishing.

Synonyms

  • discipline
  • penalisation
  • penalty
  • self-mortification
  • self-abasement
  • stick
  • correction
  • cruel and unusual punishment
  • self-punishment
  • economic strangulation
  • detention
  • social control
  • penance
  • music
  • corporal punishment
  • medicine
  • penalization
  • chastisement
  • imprisonment

Antonyms

  • indiscipline
  • nonpayment
  • advantage
  • reward

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Rhymes with Punishment

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

Sentences with punishment


1. Noun, singular or mass
As such, you should try to use minimal punishment while teaching someone to ride a bike.

Quotes about punishment


1. The 'Course in Miracles' says one day you will realize that death is not the punishment but the reward. And it says that birth is not the beginning of life but a continuation. And physical death is not the end of life but a continuation.
- Marianne Williamson

2. Winners embrace hard work. They love the discipline of it, the trade-off they're making to win. Losers, on the other hand, see it as punishment. And that's the difference.
- Lou Holtz

3. Yes: I am a dreamer. For a dreamer is one who can only find his way by moonlight, and his punishment is that he sees the dawn before the rest of the world.
- Oscar Wilde, The Critic as Artist

2. self-punishment

noun. punishment inflicted on yourself.

Synonyms

  • penalization
  • self-flagellation
  • punishment
  • penalisation

Antonyms

  • advantage
  • reward
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