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punitive measures

  • as inpunishment
  • as insanction
  • as ininterdiction
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Synonyms for punitive measures

noun penalty
  • abuse
  • beating
  • discipline
  • forfeiture
  • retribution
  • sanction
  • suffering
  • torture
  • trial
  • amercement
  • castigation
  • chastening
  • chastisement
  • comeuppance
  • confiscation
  • correction
  • deprivation
  • forfeit
  • gallows
  • infliction
  • lumps
  • maltreatment
  • mortification
  • mulct
  • ostracism
  • pain
  • penance
  • proof
  • purgatory
  • reparation
  • rod
  • sequestration
  • unhappiness
  • victimization
  • disciplinary action
  • hard work
  • just desserts
  • punitive measures
  • rough treatment
  • short shrift
  • slave labor
  • what for

Antonyms for punitive measures

  • award
  • happiness
  • reward
  • indulgence
  • encouragement
  • exoneration
  • praise
  • protection
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.