Punishment - (n.) The act of punishing.
Punishment - (n.) Any pain, suffering, or loss inflicted on a person because of a crime or offense.
Punishment - (n.) A penalty inflicted by a court of justice on a convicted offender as a just retribution, and incidentally for the purposes of reformation and prevention.
Punishment - n. 1 punishing or being punished. 2 loss or suffering inflicted in this. 3 colloq. Severe treatment or suffering.
Corporal punishment - n. Physical punishment.
Glutton for punishment - n. Person eager to take on hard or unpleasant tasks.
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