impunity (Meaning)

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impunity (n)

exemption from punishment or loss

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impunity (n.)

Exemption or freedom from punishment, harm, or loss.

impunity Sentence Examples

  1. The perpetrator acted with impunity, believing they were above the law.
  2. The police officer was fired for failing to report the assault, allowing the perpetrators to roam with impunity.
  3. Corruption and impunity have crippled the judicial system, making it difficult to hold criminals accountable.
  4. The government's inability to punish its own officials for human rights violations grants them impunity.
  5. Impunity breeds injustice, allowing wrongdoers to escape punishment.
  6. The culture of impunity emboldens criminals, encouraging them to commit further offenses.
  7. Whistleblower protections are essential to combat impunity and protect those who expose wrongdoing.
  8. International organizations condemn impunity and advocate for accountability.
  9. Justice delayed is justice denied, and impunity undermines the rule of law.
  10. Ending impunity requires strong institutions, independent investigations, and a commitment to justice for all.

FAQs About the word impunity

exemption from punishment or lossExemption or freedom from punishment, harm, or loss.

exemption, protection,immunity, defense, shield, absolution, forgiveness, safety,security, guard

exposure, exposure, vulnerability,liability, openness, susceptibility, vulnerability, openness, susceptibility, liability

The perpetrator acted with impunity, believing they were above the law.

The police officer was fired for failing to report the assault, allowing the perpetrators to roam with impunity.

Corruption and impunity have crippled the judicial system, making it difficult to hold criminals accountable.

The government's inability to punish its own officials for human rights violations grants them impunity.