Part of speech:
Inflicting or aiming to inflict punishment; punishing.
Of or relating to correction.
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).
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, corrective, correctional, punishing, punitory, castigatory and condign.