Synonyms of punishment in English:

punishment


See definition of punishment

noun

1‘judicial ideology stresses the punishment of the guilty’

SYNONYMS

penalizing, punishing, disciplining

retribution, damnation

dated chastising, chastisement

2‘the teacher may impose reasonable punishments’

SYNONYMS

penalty, discipline, correction, retribution, penance, sentence, reward, one's just deserts, medicine, the price, the rap, requital, vengeance, justice, judgement, sanction

informal comeuppance

British jankers

dated chastisement

3‘both boxers gave and took punishment’

SYNONYMS

battering, thrashing, beating, thumping, pounding, pummelling, hammering, buffeting, drubbing

informal walloping, bashing, roughing up, hiding, belting

4‘domestic ovens are not constructed to take continual punishment’

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maltreatment, mistreatment, ill treatment, abuse, ill use, rough handling, mishandling, manhandling

injury, damage, harm