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Synonyms for penalty

Synonyms for penalty

something, such as loss, pain, or confinement, imposed for wrongdoing

a sum of money levied as punishment for an offense

a coercive measure intended to ensure compliance or conformity

Synonyms for penalty

a payment required for not fulfilling a contract

the disadvantage or painful consequences of an action or condition

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(games) a handicap or disadvantage that is imposed on a competitor (or a team) for an infraction of the rules of the game