retribution - definition and synonyms

noun [uncountable] 

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/ˌretrɪˈbjuːʃ(ə)n/
  1. punishment that someone deserves because they have done something very bad

    Many people were afraid to speak out because of fear of retribution.

    retribution for:

    Retribution for the wrongs he had done eventually came.

    divine retribution (=punishment from God):

    It’s divine retribution for your rudeness last night!