self-punishments[ puhn-ish-muh nt ]SEE DEFINITION OF self-punishments
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The suicidal impulses of our neurotics regularly prove to be self-punishments for death wishes directed against others.
I began an absurd and childish system of self-punishments, and what I thought would lead to purification.
late 14c., from Anglo-French punisement (late 13c.), Old French punissement, from punir (see punish). Meaning "rough handling" is from 1811.