Definitions of "punishment"
  1. The action taken to reprimand or penalize someone for a wrongdoing
  2. A punishment given through the justice system such as a monetary fine or incarceration for a crime committed
How to use "punishment" in a sentence
  1. The judge decided to increase the severity of the punishment due to the nature of the crime.
  2. She was anxious about the potential punishment she might receive for her actions.
  3. Community service was determined as the suitable punishment for the minor offense.

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