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  • Punished — Punish Pun ish, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Punished}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Punishing}.] [OE. punischen, F. punir, from L. punire, punitum, akin to poena punishment, penalty. See {Pain}, and { ish}.] 1. To impose a penalty upon; to afflict with pain, loss,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • punished — un·punished; …   English syllables

  • Punished peoples —    Coined by the dissident historian Aleksandr Nekrich in his Punished Peoples: The Deportation and Fate of Soviet Minorities at the End of the Second World War (1978), the term refers to those ethnic minorities that were deported en masse during …   Historical Dictionary of the Russian Federation

  • punished — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. corrected, disciplined, chastened, penalized, sentenced, trained, reproved, chastised, castigated, lectured, scolded, imprisoned, incarcerated, immured, expelled, exiled, transported, dismissed, debarred, disbenched,… …   English dictionary for students

  • punished — pun·ish || pÊŒnɪʃ v. discipline, penalize …   English contemporary dictionary

  • punished — adjective subjected to a penalty (as pain or shame or restraint or loss) for an offense or fault or in order to coerce some behavior (as a confession or obedience) • Ant: ↑unpunished • Similar to: ↑tarred and feathered …   Useful english dictionary

  • punished him lightly — gave him a light sentence, gave him a minimal penalty …   English contemporary dictionary

  • punished severely — gave him a major penalty, gave him a harsh sentence …   English contemporary dictionary

  • How Geirald the Coward was Punished — is an Icelandic fairy tale collected in Neuislandische Volksmärchen . Andrew Lang included it in The Brown Fairy Book .ynopsisA poor knight had many children. One day, the oldest, Rosald, made a friend named Geirald who persuaded him to come with …   Wikipedia

  • corporations have neither bodies to be punished nor souls to be damned — A large organization, unlike a private individual, can act unjustly or highhandedly without fear of being brought to account. 1658 E. BULSTRODE Reports II. 233 The opinion of Manwood, chief Baron [c 1580], was this, as touching Corporations, that …   Proverbs new dictionary

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