Punitory
Punitory Pu"ni*to*ry, a. Punishing; tending to punishment; punitive. [1913 Webster]

God . . . may make moral evil, as well as natural, at the same time both prudential and punitory. --A. Tucker. [1913 Webster]


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  • punitory — index penal, punitive, vindictive Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • punitory — pu·ni·to·ry (pyo͞oʹnĭ tôr ē, tōr ē) adj. Inflicting or intended to inflict punishment.   [From Latin pūnītus, from past participle of pūnīre, to punish. See punish.] * * * …   Universalium

  • punitory — (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Inflicting or aiming to inflict punishment: disciplinary, punishing, punitive. See REWARD …   English dictionary for students

  • punitory — pjuːnɪtÉ”rɪ / trɪ adj. serving as a punishment, serving as a penalty; inflicting punishment, penalizing …   English contemporary dictionary

  • punitory — pu·ni·to·ry …   English syllables

  • punitory — adjective inflicting punishment punitive justice punitive damages • Syn: ↑punitive • Ant: ↑rehabilitative (for: ↑punitive) …   Useful english dictionary

  • punitory damages — Same as punitive damages …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • damages — A pecuniary compensation or indemnity, which may be recovered in the courts by any person who has suffered loss, detriment, or injury, whether to his person, property, or rights, through the unlawful act or omission or negligence of another. A… …   Black's law dictionary

  • damages — A pecuniary compensation or indemnity, which may be recovered in the courts by any person who has suffered loss, detriment, or injury, whether to his person, property, or rights, through the unlawful act or omission or negligence of another. A… …   Black's law dictionary

  • penal — pe·nal / pēn əl/ adj 1: of, relating to, or being punishment penal sanctions 2: making one (as an offender) punishable a penal offense; also: criminal (2) 3: used as a place of con …   Law dictionary

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