Definitions for retributionˌrɛ trəˈbyu ʃən
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a justly deserved penalty
the act of correcting for your wrongdoing
vengeance, retribution, payback(noun)
the act of taking revenge (harming someone in retaliation for something harmful that they have done) especially in the next life
"Vengeance is mine; I will repay, saith the Lord"--Romans 12:19; "For vengeance I would do nothing. This nation is too great to look for mere revenge"--James Garfield; "he swore vengeance on the man who betrayed him"; "the swiftness of divine retribution"
Punishment inflicted in the spirit of moral outrage or personal vengeance.
Origin: from retribuere.
the act of retributing; repayment
that which is given in repayment or compensation; return suitable to the merits or deserts of, as an action; commonly, condign punishment for evil or wrong
specifically, reward and punishment, as distributed at the general judgment
Retribution is a 2006 mystery film, directed by Kiyoshi Kurosawa, of a detective's investigation of serial murders that leads him to a mysterious woman in red who slowly draws him into the darkness.
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
This is retribution on the highest scale.
Disease is the retribution of outraged Nature.
But if used for retribution, magic is vengeance incarnate.
He's currently throwing tantrums, this is retribution on the highest scale.
It (our campaign) must be intensified in such a way that the criminals understand that retribution is inevitable.
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