punishing

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English[edit]

Verb[edit]

punishing

  1. present participle of punish

Adjective[edit]

punishing ‎(comparative more punishing, superlative most punishing)

  1. That inflicts punishment
  2. arduous, gruelling

Translations[edit]

Noun[edit]

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 []