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punishable (adj.)

early 15c., punysshable, of persons, "liable to legal punishment, deserving of being punished;" also of offenses or sins, from punish + -able. Related: Punishability.

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Definitions of punishable from WordNet

punishable (adj.)
liable to or deserving punishment;
punishable offenses
punishable (adj.)
(of an act or offense) subject to punishment by law;
Synonyms: penal
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