Definitions For Punishing


  • Characterized by effort to the point of exhaustion; especially physical effort


  • Resulting in punishment


  • To make (someone) suffer for a crime or for bad behavior
  • To make someone suffer for (a crime or bad behavior)
  • To treat (someone or something) severely or roughly

Is Punishing a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Punishing is worth 15 points in Scrabble and 19 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Punishing in a Sentence

  • I think that murderers should be punished by life imprisonment.
  • She was punished for lying.
  • His parents punished him by taking away his allowance.

Synonyms for Punishing

Antonyms for Punishing

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