Inflicting or aiming to inflict punishment; punishing.
Inflicting or intended to inflict punishment.
The imposition of a discretionary fine or penalty in an amount not set by statute.
The definition of comeuppance is getting the punishment you deserve.
A means of expiating.
A punishment fixed by law, as for a crime or breach of contract
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.
A penalty imposed on an offender for a crime or wrongdoing
(Theology) Punishment or reward distributed in a future life based on performance in this one.
Sanction is a penalty for wrongful action.
To impose a penalty on; specif., to subject to a handicap in a contest as penalty for the infraction of a rule
To inflict a penalty for (an offense).
Of or relating to correction.
Find another word for penal. In this page you can discover 34 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for penal, like: causing suffering, punitive, retributive, chastening, reformatory, punishing, punitory, castigatory, condign, corrective and disciplinary.