comeuppance

[kuhm-uhp-uhns]
noun Informal.
deserved reward or just deserts, usually unpleasant: He finally got his comeuppance for his misbehavior.

Origin:
1855–60, Americanism; from phrase come up + -ance

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comeuppance (ˌkʌmˈʌpəns)
 
n
informal just retribution
 
[C19: from come up (in the sense: to appear before a judge or court for judgment)]

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comeuppance
1859, presumably rooted in come up "present oneself for judgment before a tribunal."
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Example sentences
After his inevitable comeuppance and exile from the magic kingdom, he emerges chastened.
Scientists have uncovered evidence for an innate satisfaction in human beings
  for giving people their comeuppance.
Thus students who fail to do this work get their comeuppance during exams, as
  the necessary knowledge is not deeply imprinted.
We will get our comeuppance for our arrogance and blindness.
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