punishable

[puhn-i-shuh-buhl]
adjective
liable to or deserving punishment.

Origin:
1375–1425; late Middle English. See punish, -able

punishability, noun
nonpunishable, adjective
repunishable, adjective
unpunishable, adjective
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punishable (ˈpʌnɪʃəbəl)
 
adj
liable to be punished or deserving of punishment
 
punishability
 
n

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Example sentences
Where you find it punishable, punish it, and let it not grow.
So too are strict laws, with many crimes punishable by caning or hanging.
It should be made clear, however, that such positions are not punishable.
In the late nineteenth century, however, polygamy became punishable by law.
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