Noun Concept
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punishment  penalization  penalisation  penalty  Correctional punishment
The act of punishing WordNet 3.0
The act of punishing, or the infliction of a penalty WordNet 2020
Punishment is, according to some, the imposition of an undesirable or unpleasant outcome upon a group or individual, meted out by an authority—in contexts ranging from child discipline to criminal law—as a response and deterrent to a particular action or behavior that is deemed undesirable or unacceptable. Wikipedia
An imposition of something negative on a person or animal in response to behavior deemed wrong Wikipedia Disambiguation
Imposition of an undesirable or unpleasant outcome as a response and deterrent to an action or behaviour that is deemed undesirable or unacceptable Wikidata
The act of imposing an undesirable condition on a person or group for an unacceptable behavıor. OmegaWiki
The act of punishing; punishment. Wiktionary
The act or process of punishing, imposing and/or applying a sanction. Wiktionary
The act of punishing. Wiktionary (translation)