Punitive in a Sentence 🔊

Definition of Punitive

done as an act of punishment

Examples of Punitive in a sentence

The purpose of the punitive lawsuit’s community service ruling is to forever remind the drunk driver of the cost of his actions. 🔊

When the case began, the attorney announced his client was seeking both monetary and punitive damages for being fired without cause. 🔊

The proceeds from the punitive lawsuit will be used to establish a fund for families who lose loved ones in a drunk driving incident. 🔊

Since the punitive sanctions are not producing the desired results, the United Nations is sending troops into the distressed country.  🔊

The university is taking punitive actions against the football player who failed his drug test.  🔊

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