"punitive justice"; "punitive damages"
inflicting punishment, punishing
Origin: punitivus, from punio.
of or pertaining to punishment; involving, awarding, or inflicting punishment; as, punitive law or justice
The numerical value of punitive in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of punitive in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
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It's not punitive, but transformative, i call it human rights masculinity.
This is not meant to be punitive, but rather to dissuade others from carrying out terrorist attacks.
This decision does lift a weight off my shoulders, because I would have felt bad if a punitive measure had been taken against bishop Talbert because of a celebration of our love.
It is an enduring truth, which can never be altered, that every infraction of the Law of nature must carry its punitive consequences with it. We can never get beyond that range of cause and effect.
We were giving the waivers in former incarnations because we thought the government was now taking punitive actions and giving the cases to the military prosecutor. This was not done in several cases.
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