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punitive

see definition of punitive
  • adjconcerning punishment
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Synonyms for punitive

adj concerning punishment
  • disciplinary
  • penal
  • punishing
  • retaliatory
  • vindictive
  • punitory
  • castigating
  • correctional
  • in reprisal
  • in retaliation
  • retaliative
  • revengeful

Antonyms for punitive

  • beneficial
  • rewarding
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corrective

adjective. healing, curing
  • antidotal
  • counteracting
  • curative
  • disciplinary
  • palliative
  • penal
  • punitive
  • reformatory
  • rehabilitative
  • remedial
  • restorative
  • therapeutic

penal

adjective. disciplinary
  • chastening
  • corrective
  • penalizing
  • punishing
  • punitive
  • punitory
  • reformatory
  • retributive
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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