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Correct spelling:
Sentencing
Definition:
of Sentence

Synonyms:

verb
condemning
damning, Dooming, Execrating, Convicting, finding guilty, passing sentence.
imprisoning
condemning, fencing, impounding, Bridling, Caging, Handcuffing, Harnessing, Manacling, Shackling, Tethering, Collaring, fettering, jailing, locking up, straight jacketing.
judging
appraising, deciding, determining, finding, judging, refereeing, resolving, ruling, Adjudicating, Arbitrating, Assessing, Mediating, Considering, Pronouncing.
punishing
agonizing, avenging, chastening, confining, distressing, executing, punishing, trying, Afflicting, Burdening, Castigating, Chastising, Disciplining, Fining, Imprisoning, Incarcerating, Keelhauling, Persecuting, Pillorying, Correcting, Crucifying, penalizing, anguishing, lambasting, reprising.
Examples of usage:
  1. Society looks on complacently at the repeated sentencing of the habitual criminal and watches without alarm the never failing phenomenon of how each successive imprisonment only serves to deprave him more profoundly; it never considers the danger of letting this type of criminal loose to prey upon it; just so he has served his just and legally prescribed sentence. – Studies in Forensic Psychiatry by Bernard Glueck
  2. And were it not tragic, the idea of sentencing the offenders to penal servitude would be itself a travesty. – An Outline of Sexual Morality by Kenneth Ingram
  3. Happy for him that he did not fall into the hands of the ruthless Carbajal, who, as the bishop had once been a partisan of Pizarro, would, to judge from the little respect he usually showed those of his cloth, have felt as little compunction in sentencing him to the gibbet as if he had been the meanest of the common file. – History-of-the-Conquest-of-Peru-with-a-preliminary-view-of-the-civilization-of-the-Incas by Prescott, William Hickling
  4. The Recorder then called out-" Mr Crier, make the usual proclamation;" " Mr Clerk, call out the prisoners, and let us proceed to sentencing them!" – Diary in America, Series One by Frederick Marryat (AKA Captain Marryat)
  5. His lawyer warned him before the sentencing date that there was a reasonable likelihood the two 8lgm hackers would be sent down. – Underground by Suelette Dreyfus

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