American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Exemption from punishment, penalty, or harm.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Exemption from punishment or penalty.
- n. Freedom or exemption from injury, suffering, or discomfort.
- n. countable, law Exemption from punishment.
- n. uncountable Freedom from punishment or retribution; security from any reprisal or injurious consequences of an action, behaviour etc.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. Exemption or freedom from punishment, harm, or loss.
- n. exemption from punishment or loss
- From Latin impunitas, from impunis without punishment. (Wiktionary)
- Latin impūnitās, from impūne, without punishment : in-, not; see in-1 + poena, penalty (from Greek poinē; see kwei-1 in Indo-European roots). (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“And the term "impunity" has been removed in every instance.”
“The New York-based Committee to Protect Journalists has been very vocal about the massacre and critical of what it calls impunity in the killings of journalists in the Philippines.”
“The attack prompted journalists to protest against what they call the impunity that allows such attacks to take place.”
“The idea that the federal government would allow them to be murdered with impunity is unacceptable.”
“Anybody that wants to cross our borders and live here anonymously with impunity is welcome.”
“This week's poster child for the cop culture of impunity is Constable Mike Wasylyshen of the Edmonton Police Force, er, Service.”
“This criticism that Romney seems to dish out with impunity is bording on TREASON .....”
“Maybe you should be less of a hack and admit that a system where politicians lie with impunity is unworkable and undemocratic.”
“On 6 May 2002, the US government took the unprecedented step of repudiating its signature of the Rome Statute and began a worldwide campaign to weaken the Court and to obtain impunity for all US nationals from the jurisdiction of the Court.”
“And the fight against impunity is one of these implications.”
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