Online Google Dictionary

punishment 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Font size:

punishments, plural;
  1. The infliction or imposition of a penalty as retribution for an offense
    • - crime demands just punishment
  2. The penalty inflicted
    • - she assisted her husband to escape punishment for the crime
    • - he approved of stiff punishments for criminals
  3. Rough treatment or handling inflicted on or suffered by a person or thing
    • - your machine can take a fair amount of punishment before falling to pieces

  1. the act of punishing
  2. (punish) impose a penalty on; inflict punishment on; "The students were penalized for showing up late for class"; "we had to punish the dog for soiling the floor again"
  3. (punished) subjected to a penalty (as pain or shame or restraint or loss) for an offense or fault or in order to coerce some behavior (as a confession or obedience)
  4. (punishing) arduous: characterized by effort to the point of exhaustion; especially physical effort; "worked their arduous way up the mining valley"; "a grueling campaign"; "hard labor"; "heavy work"; "heavy going"; "spent many laborious hours on the project"; "set a punishing pace"
  5. Punishment is the authoritative imposition of something negative or unpleasant on a person or animal in response to behavior deemed wrong by an individual or group. Inflicted unpleasantness without authority is not punishment, but is characterized as something else. ...
  6. In operant conditioning, punishment is any change in a human or animal's surroundings that occurs after a given behavior or response which reduces the likelihood of that behavior occurring again in the future. As with reinforcement, it is the behavior, not the animal, that is punished. ...
  7. School punishment is a hierarchy of penalties used to punish infractions of rules in a school setting. There are wide variations in practice between schools in different cultures, countries or states, and between different types of school in the same country. ...
  8. Punishment is an Australian television soap opera made by the Reg Grundy Organisation for the Ten Network in 1981.
  9. "The Punishment" is the second single release from Tarot's fifth studio album For the Glory of Nothing.
  10. The Punishment is a 1912 short silent drama film directed by D. W. Griffith and starring Blanche Sweet.
  11. The act or process of punishing, imposing and/or applying a sanction; A penalty to punish wrongdoing, especially for crime; A suffering by pain or loss imposed as retribution; Any treatment or experience so harsh it feels like being punished
  12. (punish) To cause to suffer for crime or misconduct, to administer disciplinary action; To cause great harm to. (a punishing blow); To dumb down severely or to the point of uselessness or near-uselessness
  13. (punishments) Poena • Arca • Carcer (jail) • Carnifex • Crux • Exsilium • Furca • Immunitas • Talio
  14. (Punish) enemy laners who are either put on the back foot by dominance from allied junglers and roamers, or make mistakes in lane. If there is a clear advantage, it is a laner’s job to pressure turrets, or ensure an advantage is held.
  15. (punish) A term used to refer to a generally damaging response performed by a player when the opponent makes a mistake, or performs an unsafe action that is correctly predicted and neutralized.
  16. (punish) to decrease the importance of a rule or network connection that is implicated in an incorrect decision, often by reducing its numerical weight. cf. reward.
  17. (Punishing) Strong (e.g. Kerry Blue Terrier).
  18. Presentation of an aversive event or removal of a positive event following a response which decreases the frequency of that response.
  19. A negative sanction imposed on the violator of a system of rules and imposed by an authorized agent of that system of rules. ...
  20. Where individuals who behave in ways that reduce others’ fitness are made to suffer reduced fitness as a result.
  21. 1) The justice that the guilty deal out to those who are caught. 2) A perpetual fine, imposed hourly during the lifetime of a human being for his temerity in living, and continued in Heaven or Hell for his temerity in dying. ...
  22. An instrumental or operant conditioning procedure in which the behavior is followed by a negative or aversive stimulus. The behavior typically decreases in strength.
  23. (in  punishment (law): Utilitarian theories)
  24. The New Testament lays down the general principles of good government, but contains no code of laws for the punishment of offenders. Punishment proceeds on the principle that there is an eternal distinction between right and wrong, and that this distinction must be maintained for its own sake. ...
  25. The adding of a negative stimulus in order to decrease a response (e.g., spanking a child to decrease negative behavior).