punishing

EnglishEdit

VerbEdit

punishing

  1. Present participle of punish.

AdjectiveEdit

punishing (comparative more punishing, superlative most punishing)

  1. That inflicts punishment
  2. arduous, gruelling

TranslationsEdit

NounEdit

punishing (plural punishings)

  1. punishment
    • 2011, Bonnie J. Miller-McLemore, The Wiley Blackwell Companion to Practical Theology (page 303)
      We may not be convinced that God is as involved in historical punishings as the prophet claims, and we may have a strong negative reaction to the claims made for how God acts []
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