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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: retribution(0.01099 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to retribution.
English → Indonesian (quick)
English → English (WordNet)
n 1: a justly deserved penalty [syn: requital]
2: the act of correcting for your wrongdoing
3: 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” [syn: vengeance,
English → English (gcide)
Retribution \Ret`ri*bu"tion\, n. [L. retributio: cf. F.
1. The act of retributing; repayment.
In good offices and due retributions, we may not be
pinching and niggardly. --Bp. Hall.
2. 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.
All who have their reward on earth, . . .
Naught seeking but the praise of men, here find
Fit retribution, empty as their deeds. --Milton.
3. Specifically, reward and punishment, as distributed at the
It is a strong argument for a state of retribution
hereafter, that in this world virtuous persons are
very often unfortunate, and vicious persons
Syn: Repayment; requital; recompense; payment; retaliation.