Penal synonyms

pē'nəl
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Inflicting or aiming to inflict punishment; punishing.
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Of, pertaining to, or conducive to reform; reformative.
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Of or pertaining to correction; serving to correct
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Of or relating to correction.
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Inflicting or intended to inflict punishment.
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Serving or tending to castigate.
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Deserved; suitable
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Having to do with discipline, or with the imposition of discipline.
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Of or pertaining to expiation
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Of or relating to the punishment of criminals.
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That serves to reform or correct
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The imposition of a discretionary fine or penalty in an amount not set by statute.
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The definition of comeuppance is getting the punishment you deserve.
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The condition of being condign; merit or worthiness
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Plural form of desert
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A means of expiating.
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A punishment fixed by law, as for a crime or breach of contract
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Penance is self-punishment done to try to right a wrong, or the receipt of absolution from sins from a priest by fulfilling some requirement.
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A penalty imposed on an offender for a crime or wrongdoing
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(Theology) Punishment or reward distributed in a future life based on performance in this one.
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Sanction is a penalty for wrongful action.
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To punish; to make an exaction.
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To impose a penalty on; specif., to subject to a handicap in a contest as penalty for the infraction of a rule
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To inflict a penalty for (an offense).
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Able to be punished; appropriate for punishment.
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Find another word for penal. In this page you can discover 31 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for penal, like: punitive, causing suffering, retributive, chastening, reformatory, corrective, correctional, punishing, punitory, castigatory and condign.