Word of the Day: COMEUPPANCE

The word for today is COMEUPPANCE.


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


  • 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.


  • Wrath, nemesis,deserts, penalty, punishment.
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  • This word’s first known usage was in 1859.

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