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penology

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CIDE DICTIONARY

penologyn. [Gr. poinh`, or L. poena, punishment + -logy.].
     The science or art of punishment.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

penology, n. the study of the punishment of crime and of prison management.

Derivative
penological adj. penologist n.
Etymology
L poena penalty + -LOGY

THESAURUS

penology

castigation, chastening, chastisement, condign punishment, correction, deserts, disciplinary measures, discipline, ferule, infliction, judgment, judicial punishment, nemesis, pains, pains and punishments, pay, payment, penal retribution, penalty, punishment, punition, retribution, retributive justice, scourge, well-deserved punishment, what-for

ROGET THESAURUS

penology

Punishment

N punishment, punition, chastisement, chastening, correction, castigation, discipline, infliction, trial, judgment, penalty, retribution, thunderbolt, Nemesis, requital, penology, retributive justice, lash, scaffold, imprisonment, transportation, banishment, expulsion, exile, involuntary exile, ostracism, penal servitude, hard labor, galleys, beating, flagellation, fustigation, gantlet, strappado, estrapade, bastinado, argumentum baculinum, stick law, rap on the knuckles, box on the ear, blow, stripe, cuff, kick, buffet, pummel, slap, slap in the face, wipe, douse, coup de grace, torture, rack, picket, picketing, dragonnade, capital punishment, execution, lethal injection, the gas chamber, hanging, electrocution, rail-riding, scarpines, decapitation, decollation, garrotte, garrotto, crucifixion, impalement, firing squad, martyrdom, auto-da-fe, noyade, happy dispatch, hara-kiri, seppuku, drinking the hemlock, punishing, penal, punitory, punitive, inflictive, castigatory, punished, Int, a la lanterne!, culpan paena premit comes, eating the bitter bread of banishment, gravis ira regum est semper, sera tamen tacitis paena venit pedibus, suo sibi gladio hunc jugulo.


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