unpunished


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unpunished

(ʌnˈpʌnɪʃt)
adj
not receiving or having received a penalty or sanction as punishment for any crime or offence
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.unpunished - not punished; "would he forget the crime and let it go unpunished?"
punished - subjected to a penalty (as pain or shame or restraint or loss) for an offense or fault or in order to coerce some behavior (as a confession or obedience)
Translations

unpunished

[ˈʌnˈpʌnɪʃt] ADJ to go unpunished [crime] → quedar sin castigo, quedar impune; [person] → escapar sin castigo, salir impune

unpunished

[ˌʌnˈpʌnɪʃt] adjimpuni(e)
to go unpunished → rester impuni(e)

unpunished

adjunbestraft; to go unpunishedohne Strafe bleiben; if this goes unpunishedwenn das nicht bestraft wird

unpunished

[ʌnˈpʌnɪʃt] adj to go unpunishedrestare impunito/a
References in classic literature ?
Thwackum was resolved a crime of this kind, which he called sacrilege, should not go unpunished.
It was inhuman to go off to church, and leave a sinner in suspense, unpunished, unforgiven.
What I told you -- I wish that, to-morrow, the two financiers of whom they mean to make victims, whilst there remain so many criminals unpunished, should be snatched from the fury of my enemies.
To the young and wild nobles, he held out the prospect of unpunished license and uncontrolled revelry; to the ambitious, that of power, and to the covetous, that of increased wealth and extended domains.
Still our old question of the comparative advantage of justice and injustice has not been answered: Which is the more profitable, to be just and act justly and practise virtue, whether seen or unseen of gods and men, or to be unjust and act unjustly, if only unpunished and unreformed?
Will you suffer these things to go unpunished, my brother?
So many similar raids had gone unpunished that the two had come to look upon the Negroes with contempt.
Her eager defence of her brother, her hope of its being hushed up, her evident agitation, were all of a piece with something very bad; and if there was a woman of character in existence, who could treat as a trifle this sin of the first magnitude, who would try to gloss it over, and desire to have it unpunished, she could believe Miss Crawford to be the woman
George Emerson is still down the garden there, and is he to be left unpunished, or isn't he?
I was villain enough, but do not think I am unpunished.
I could not let him go unpunished and so I have killed two birds with one stone: to appease the mob I gave them a victim and at the same time punished a miscreant.
Or, otherwise, shall you suffer death, by hanging, for your long unpunished crimes.