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English Dictionary: impunity by the DICT Development Group
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
impunity
n
  1. exemption from punishment or loss
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Impunity \Im*pu"ni*ty\, n. [L. impunitas, fr. impunis without
      punishment; pref. im- not + poena punishment: cf. F.
      impunit[82]. See {Pain}.]
      Exemption or freedom from punishment, harm, or loss.
  
               Heaven, though slow to wrath, Is never with impunity
               defied.                                                   --Cowper.
  
               The impunity and also the recompense.      --Holland.
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