Definition of Punitory

1. Adjective. Inflicting punishment. "Punitive damages"




Definition of Punitory

1. a. Punishing; tending to punishment; punitive.

Definition of Punitory

1. Adjective. punitive; tending to punish ¹

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Definition of Punitory

1. punitive [adj] - See also: punitive

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Punitory

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punishes
punishing
punishingly
punishment
punishments
punisht
punition
punitions
punitive
punitive damages
punitively
punitiveness
punitivenesses
punitorily
punitory (current term)
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punka
punkabilly

Literary usage of Punitory

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1. An Introduction to the Principles of Morals and Legislation by Jeremy Bentham (1907)
"Example of a punitory law, made in support of the above coercive one. ... But though a simply imperative law, and the punitory law attached to vm. it, ..."

2. An Introduction to the Principles of Morals and Legislation by Jeremy Bentham (1823)
"one, whom the judge, proceeding in due course of law, has or- CHAP. dered him to hang. y '•• But though a simply imperative law, and the punitory law VIII. ..."

3. Union--disunion--reunion: : Three Decades of Federal Legislation 1855 to by Samuel Sullivan Cox (1885)
"It was punitory pardon ; it was a rushing and turbulent lethe. The author pleaded for mercy on the old and fraternal plan, ..."

4. Union--disunion--reunion: Three Decades of Federal Legislation. 1855 to 1885 by Samuel Sullivan Cox (1886)
"It was punitory pardon; it was a rushing and turbulent lethe. The author pleaded for mercy on the old and fraternal plan, ..."

5. Union-disunion-reunion: Three Decades of Federal Legislation. 1855 to 1885 by Samuel Sullivan Cox (1885)
"It was punitory pardon ; it was a rushing and turbulent lethe. The author pleaded for mercy on the old and fraternal plan, ..."

6. The Works of John Owen by John Owen (1826)
"The force of the argument for the satisfaction of Christ, from punitory justice. The catechists deny that justice to be inherent in God. ..."

7. Proceedings and Debates of the Convention of the Commonwealth of by Pennsylvania Constitutional Convention, Pennsylvania, John Agg (1838)
"There the punitory power of the people, when they were agonized by judicial ... Here they cannot be reached effectually by either the punitory or the ..."

8. The American Quarterly Review by Robert Walsh (1835)
"... than to display the unrivalled and superlative merits of England. as the punitory page exhibits, has been reserved for a part of the United States, ..."

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