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Punishment vs. Whipping

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Punishmentnoun

The act or process of punishing, imposing and/or applying a sanction.

Whippingnoun

(countable) The punishment of being whipped.

Punishmentnoun

A penalty to punish wrongdoing, especially for crime.

Whippingnoun

(countable) A heavy defeat; a thrashing.

Punishmentnoun

A suffering by pain or loss imposed as retribution

Whippingnoun

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

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Punishmentnoun

(figuratively) Any treatment or experience so harsh it feels like being punished; rough handling

‘a vehicle that can take a lot of punishment’;

Whippingnoun

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

Punishmentnoun

The act of punishing.

Whippingnoun

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

Punishmentnoun

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.’;

Whippingnoun

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

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Punishmentnoun

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.

Whippingadjective

a & n. from Whip, v.

Punishmentnoun

Severe, rough, or disastrous treatment.

Whippingnoun

beating with a whip or strap or rope as a form of punishment

Punishmentnoun

the act of punishing

Whippingnoun

a sound defeat

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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.

Whippingnoun

a stitch passing over an edge diagonally

Whippingnoun

the act of overcoming or outdoing

Whippingadjective

smart and fashionable;

‘snappy conversation’; ‘some sharp and whipping lines’;

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