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Meaning of PENOLOGY

Pronunciation:  pee'nâlujee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the branch of criminology concerned with prison management and prisoner rehabilitation
 

PENOLOGY is a 8 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: poenology
 
 See Also: criminology

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Pe*nol"o*gy\, n. [Gr. ?, or L. poena, punishment +
-logy.]
The science or art of punishment. [Written also
{p[oe]nology}.]

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: castigation, chastening, chastisement, condign punishment, correction, deserts, disciplinary measures, discipline, ferule, infliction, judgment, judicial punishment, nemesis, pains, pains and punishments, pay, payment, penal retribution, penalty, punishment, punition, retribution, retributive justice, scourge, well-deserved punishment, what-for
 

 

 

 

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