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PUNISHED

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does punished mean? 

PUNISHED (adjective)
  The adjective PUNISHED has 1 sense:

1. subjected to a penalty (as pain or shame or restraint or loss) for an offense or fault or in order to coerce some behavior (as a confession or obedience)

  Familiarity information: PUNISHED used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


PUNISHED (adjective)


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Meaning:

Subjected to a penalty (as pain or shame or restraint or loss) for an offense or fault or in order to coerce some behavior (as a confession or obedience)

Similar:

admonished; chastened; rebuked; reprimanded; reproved (punished especially by reproof or reprimand)

censured (officially rebuked or found blameworthy)

chastised; corrected; disciplined (punished for misbehavior)

fined; penalised; penalized (punished by the imposition of a penalty)

tarred-and-feathered (smeared with tar and covered with feathers as a punishment)

tortured (subjected to intense pain)

Antonym:

unpunished (not punished)


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