Punishment in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Punishment

a penalty that is imposed after a crime or offense has been committed

Examples of Punishment in a sentence

The only punishment that seemed to change the child’s behavior was having to walk laps at recess. 🔊

For his inappropriate actions, the physician could face a punishment ranging from a reprimand to the revoking of his license to practice. 🔊

Although I agree that a punishment should be imposed on the criminal, I strongly oppose the death penalty. 🔊

The prison didn’t seem to offer much punishment since the inmates were able to watch television and work-out all day. 🔊

Many consequences were put in place for when the children broke the rules, but the removal of food never was used as punishment. 🔊

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