Guilt and regret

impunity
(n)
im-PYOO-ni-tee
Meaning

exemption from punishment

1st Sample Sentence

The rich and powerful can break the law with impunity.

Root

in (not)#poena (penalty, punishment), (Latin)

Mnemonics

impunity sounds like immunity. Punitive means punishment while impunity is freedom from punishment impunity: immunity from penalty. impunity--im + punity-- so the schools in pune city generally don't punish the students, they give them freedom to do anything.

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