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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Corporal punishment (0.01074 detik)
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English → English (WordNet) Definition: corporal punishment corporal punishment n : the infliction of physical injury on someone convicted of committing a crime
English → English (gcide) Definition: Corporal punishment Corporal \Cor"po*ral\, a. [L. corporalis, fr. corpus body. See Corpse.] 1. Belonging or relating to the body; bodily. “Past corporal toil.” --Shak. [1913 Webster] Pillories and other corporal infections. --Milton. [1913 Webster] Corporal punishment (law), punishment applied to the body of the offender, including the death penalty, whipping, and imprisonment. [1913 Webster] 2. Having a body or substance; not spiritual; material. In this sense now usually written corporeal. --Milton. [1913 Webster] A corporal heaven . . . .where the stare are. --Latimer. [1913 Webster] What seemed corporal melted As breath into the wind. --Shak. Syn: Corporal, Bodily, Corporeal. Usage: Bodily is opposed to mental; as, bodily affections. Corporeal refers to the whole physical structure or nature, of the body; as, corporeal substance or frame. Corporal, as now used, refers more to punishment or some infliction; as, corporal punishment. To speak of corporeal punishment is an error. Bodily austerities; the corporeal mold. [1913 Webster]

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