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noun as in freedom

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They’ve tasted better now and aren’t likely to accept a return to a culture of impunity for sellers and manufacturers of fake goods and contaminated food.

From Ozy

That he shouts this down the street at the marauding policeman’s retreating back, who strides away with self-satisfied impunity, drives home the fact that this isn’t any other restaurant.

From Eater

As the superintendent of Southwestern College, I was hired by a concerned Governing Board to move the college culture from impunity to accountability, disrespect to respect, inequity to equity and silos to student-centeredness.

The decision to take youth sports teams on the road allows teams to skirt state rules with relative impunity — as long as no one gets sick.

At the same time, the public health department recently announced a plan to overhaul inspections by fostering a more collaborative relationship between facilities and their overseers, a change that critics argue would lead to nursing home impunity.

It would inject a threat of accountability into power, and upend the impunity wartime leaders had operated under for years.

Once again he could throw his fastball for strikes with impunity--for six or seven innings at least.

During exercises, it has shown itself in exercises to be able to fly inside enemy territory with near impunity.

Cameras show the gunmen roaming the mall, shooting and killing with impunity.

It was arrogant,” he says, adding, “If you go along with the status quo in South Carolina, you can break the law with impunity.

There are some houses into which one can never enter with impunity, from the want of due ventilation.

He said very truly that long impunity had introduced universal laxity, and had made conspiracy the most attractive of occupations.

Food that one patient could eat with impunity brought out a beautiful eczema or urticaria on another patient.

Widows and orphans well remember the impunity given to the assassins of their loved ones in the name of "concord."

He was remitted to Bedlam, and became an awful warning that God will not always be insulted with impunity.


On this page you'll find 19 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to impunity, such as: immunity, dispensation, exception, exemption, liberty, and license.

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