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Synonyms for retributive
rɪˈtrɪb yə tɪv; -ˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr ire·tribu·tive

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  1. retaliatory, relatiative, retributive, retributory, vindicatoryadjective

    of or relating to or having the nature of retribution

    "retributive justice demands an eye for an eye"

    Synonyms:
    justificative, retaliatory, justificatory, relatiative, retributory, vindicatory

    Antonyms:
    rehabilitative, unjust

  2. retributive, retributory, vindicatoryadjective

    given or inflicted in requital according to merits or deserts

    "retributive justice"

    Synonyms:
    justificative, retributory, justificatory, relatiative, retaliatory, vindicatory

    Antonyms:
    unjust, rehabilitative

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "retributive":

    restorative

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  1. Paul Sellers:

    You wonder whether things could be prevented if we spent more on mental health treatment on the front end and mental health options on the front end, instead of always just waiting for bad things to happen and seeking retributive justice.

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