Word of the Day: COMEUPPANCE

The word for today is COMEUPPANCE.

MEANING:

  • A punishment someone deserve to receive.
  • The result of a good/bad that is well deserved.

EXAMPLES:

  • Sooner or later, he’ll get his comeuppance for bullying other students.
  • The superhero was terrific at ensuring the bad guys get their comeuppance.
  • One of these days, our politicians will get their comeuppance.

SYNONYMS:

  • Wrath, nemesis,deserts, penalty, punishment.
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ANTONYMS:

None

HISTORY:

  • This word’s first known usage was in 1859.

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