Definition of punition in US English:

punition

noun

rare
  • Punishment.

Origin

Late Middle English. From Anglo-Norman puniciun, puniscion, punisscioun, Anglo-Norman and Middle French punicion, Middle French punition punishment and its etymon classical Latin pūnītiōn-, pūnītiō (also poenītiō) punishment from pūnīt-, past participial stem of pūnīre + -iō.

Pronunciation

punition

/pjuːˈnɪʃn/