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English → English (WordNet) Definition: exemplary damages exemplary damages n : (law) compensation in excess of actual damages (a form of punishment awarded in cases of malicious or willful misconduct) [syn: punitive damages, smart money]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Exemplary damages Damage \Dam"age\ (d[a^]m"[asl]j; 48), n. [OF. damage, domage, F. dommage, fr. assumed LL. damnaticum, from L. damnum damage. See Damn.] 1. Injury or harm to person, property, or reputation; an inflicted loss of value; detriment; hurt; mischief. [1913 Webster] He that sendeth a message by the hand of a fool cutteth off the feet and drinketh damage. --Prov. xxvi. 6. [1913 Webster] Great errors and absurdities many commit for want of a friend to tell them of them, to the great damage both of their fame and fortune. --Bacon. [1913 Webster] 2. pl. (Law) The estimated reparation in money for detriment or injury sustained; a compensation, recompense, or satisfaction to one party, for a wrong or injury actually done to him by another. [1913 Webster] Note: In common-law actions, the jury are the proper judges of damages. [1913 Webster] Consequential damage. See under Consequential. Exemplary damages (Law), damages imposed by way of example to others. Similar in purpose to vindictive damages, below. Nominal damages (Law), those given for a violation of a right where no actual loss has accrued. vindictive damages or punitive damages, those given specially for the punishment of the wrongdoer. Syn: Mischief; injury; harm; hurt; detriment; evil; ill. See Mischief. [1913 Webster] Exemplary \Ex"em*pla*ry\, a. [L. exemplaris, fr. exemplar: cf. F. exemplaire. See Exemplar.] 1. Serving as a pattern; deserving to be proposed for imitation; commendable; as, an exemplary person; exemplary conduct. [1913 Webster] [Bishops'] lives and doctrines ought to be exemplary. --Bacon. [1913 Webster] 2. Serving as a warning; monitory; as, exemplary justice, punishment, or damages. [1913 Webster] 3. Illustrating as the proof of a thing. --Fuller. [1913 Webster] Exemplary damages. (Law) See under Damage. [1913 Webster]


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