What is another word for punishable?28 synonyms found
Pronunciation:[ p_ˈʌ_n_ɪ_ʃ_ə_b_əl], [ pˈʌnɪʃəbə͡l], [ pˈʌnɪʃəbəl], [ ʌntˈaləntɪd], [ ʌntˈaləntɪd], [ ʌ_n_t_ˈa_l_ə_n_t_ɪ_d]
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Definition for Punishable:
- Deserving of, or liable to, punishment; capable of being punished by law or right; -- said of person or offenses.
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penalised, culpable, punitive, condemnable, unpunished, objectionable, unlawful, penal, actionable, offence, sanctions, countervailable.
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Punishable Sentence Examples:
Madame was inflexible; in the first place, because, if Malicorne had, in fact, wished to enter her apartment at night through the window, and by means of the ladder, in order to see Montalais, it was a punishable offense on Malicorne's part, and he must be punished accordingly; and, in the second place, if Malicorne, instead of acting in his own name, had acted as an intermediary between La Valliere and a person whose name it was superfluous to mention, his crime was in that case even greater, since love, which is an excuse for everything, did not exist in the case as an excuse.
The " Daily Bulletin" of the League of Defenders, though the posting of it is punishable by imprisonment, and it is everywhere torn down where discovered by the Germans, still gives daily brief news of what is in progress, and still urges the people to wait in patience, for 'the action of the Government, ' as it is sarcastically put.