Retribution



noun
1.
requital according to merits or deserts, especially for evil.
2.
something given or inflicted in such requital.
3.
Theology. the distribution of rewards and punishments in a future life.
noun
1.
the act of punishing or taking vengeance for wrongdoing, sin, or injury
2.
punishment or vengeance

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    adjective 1. characterized by or involving retribution: retributive justice.

  • Retributivism

    [ri-trib-yuh-tuh-viz-uh m] /rɪˈtrɪb yə təˌvɪz əm/ noun 1. a policy or theory of criminal justice that advocates the punishment of criminals in retribution for the harm they have inflicted.



  • Retributivist

    [ri-trib-yuh-tuh-viz-uh m] /rɪˈtrɪb yə təˌvɪz əm/ noun 1. a policy or theory of criminal justice that advocates the punishment of criminals in retribution for the harm they have inflicted.

  • Retributory

    adjective 1. characterized by or involving retribution: retributive justice.



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