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Meaning of PUNISHABLE

Pronunciation:  p'unishubul

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  liable to or deserving punishment; "punishable offenses"
  2. [adj]  subject to punishment by law; "a penal offense"
 

PUNISHABLE is a 10 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: guilty, illegal, penal
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Pun"ish*a*ble\, a. [Cf. F. punissable.]
Deserving of, or liable to, punishment; capable of being
punished by law or right; -- said of person or offenses.

      That time was, when to be a Protestant, to be a
      Christian, was by law as punishable as to be a traitor.
                                               -- Milton.
-- {Pun"ish*a*ble*ness}, n.

 

 

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