Definition of Punishments

1. Noun. (plural of punishment) ¹



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Definition of Punishments

1. punishment [n] - See also: punishment

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Punishments

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punishments (current term)
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Literary usage of Punishments

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Sacred Books of China: The Texts of Confucianism by James Legge (1899)
"Where it was is not well known, and as the Book is quoted in the L5 A'} several times under the title of • Fu on punishments," it is supposed that Lu and Fu ..."

2. The Sacred Books of China: The Texts of Confucianism by Confucius, James Legge (1879)
"THE MARQUIS OF Li) ON punishments. THE charge or charges recorded in this Book were given in the hundredth year of the king's age. ..."

3. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"The different kinds and the nature of punishments were also more clearly ... Such are corporal and pecuniary punishments, imprisonment and seclusion for ..."

4. The Works of Jeremy Bentham by Jeremy Bentham, John Bowring (1843)
"I. Choice of punishments—Latitude III. Of Surety for good Conduct, ... To strengthen the Impression of punishments upon the Imagination, - - 54! ..."

5. Annual Report by Correctional Association of New York (1864)
"Some additional minor punishments, which are used elsewhere, though not here, ... To what Extent punishments are recorded. It is quite usual, in prisons, ..."

6. An Introduction to the Principles of Morals and Legislation by Jeremy Bentham (1823)
"In other words, the two punishments must be perfectly commensurable. ... But punishments of different kinds are in very HO* two few instances uniformly ..."

7. Historia Placitorum Coronae: The History of the Pleas of the Crown by Matthew Hale, Sollom Emlyn, William Axton Stokes, Edward Ingersoll (1847)
"BEING to treat concerning capital offences; it will not be amiss to premise something touching capital punishments. Laws, that are introduced by custom, ..."

8. Historia Placitorum Coronae: The History of the Pleas of the Crown by Matthew Hale, Sollom Emlyn, William Axton Stokes, Edward Ingersoll (1847)
"BEING to treat concerning capital offences, it will not be amiss to premise something touching capital punishments. Laws, that are introduced by custom, ..."

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