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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Punishable \Pun"ish*a*ble\, a. [Cf. F. punissable.]
Deserving of, or liable to, punishment; capable of being
punished by law or right; -- said of person or offenses.
That time was, when to be a Protestant, to be a
Christian, was by law as punishable as to be a traitor.
[1913 Webster] -- Pun"ish*a*ble*ness, n.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
adj 1: liable to or deserving punishment; "punishable offenses"
2: subject to punishment by law; "a penal offense" [syn:
From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :
37 Moby Thesaurus words for "punishable":
actionable, against the law, anarchic, anarchistic, anomic,
black-market, bootleg, chargeable, contraband, contrary to law,
criminal, felonious, flawed, illegal, illegitimate, illicit,
impermissible, irregular, justiciable, lawless, nonconstitutional,
nonlegal, nonlicit, outlaw, outlawed, triable, unallowed,
unauthorized, unconstitutional, under-the-counter, under-the-table,
unlawful, unofficial, unstatutory, unwarrantable, unwarranted,
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