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Punishment vs. Whipping — What's the Difference?

Punishment vs. Whipping — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Punishment and Whipping

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Punishment

Punishment, commonly, is the imposition of an undesirable or unpleasant outcome upon a group or individual, meted out by an authority—in contexts ranging from child discipline to criminal law—as a response and deterrent to a particular action or behavior that is deemed undesirable or unacceptable. It is, however, possible to distinguish between various different understandings of what punishment is.The reasoning for punishment may be to condition a child to avoid self-endangerment, to impose social conformity (in particular, in the contexts of compulsory education or military discipline), to defend norms, to protect against future harms (in particular, those from violent crime), and to maintain the law—and respect for rule of law—under which the social group is governed.
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Whipping

The act of one that whips.
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Punishment

The imposition of a penalty or deprivation for wrongdoing
The swift punishment of all offenders.
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Whipping

A thrashing administered especially as punishment.
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Punishment

A penalty imposed for wrongdoing
"The severity of the punishment must ... be in keeping with the kind of obligation which has been violated" (Simone Weil).
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Whipping

Material, such as cord or thread, used to lash or bind parts.
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Punishment

Rough treatment or use
These old skis have taken a lot of punishment over the years.
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Whipping

(countable) The punishment of being whipped.
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Punishment

The act or process of punishing, imposing and/or applying a sanction.
The naughty children were given a punishment by their teachers.
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Whipping

(countable) A heavy defeat; a thrashing.
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Punishment

A penalty to punish wrongdoing, especially for crime.
A light punishment
A harsh punishement
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Whipping

(uncountable) A cooking technique in which air is incorporated into cream etc.
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Punishment

A suffering by pain or loss imposed as retribution
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Whipping

(countable) A cord or thread used to lash or bind something.
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Punishment

(figuratively) Any harsh treatment or experience; rough handling.
A vehicle that can take a lot of punishment
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Whipping

The lashing of the end of a rope. (FM 55-501).
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Punishment

The act of punishing.
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Whipping

(bookbinding) The sewing of the edges of single leaves in sections by overcasting the thread.
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Punishment

Any pain, suffering, or loss inflicted on a person because of a crime or offense.
I never gave them condign punishment.
The rewards and punishments of another life.
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Whipping

Present participle of whip
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Punishment

A penalty inflicted by a court of justice on a convicted offender as a just retribution, and incidentally for the purposes of reformation and prevention.
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Whipping

Beating with a whip or strap or rope as a form of punishment
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Punishment

Severe, rough, or disastrous treatment.
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Whipping

A sound defeat
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Punishment

The act of punishing
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Whipping

A stitch passing over an edge diagonally
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Whipping

The act of overcoming or outdoing
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Whipping

Smart and fashionable;
Snappy conversation
Some sharp and whipping lines
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