requital (Meaning)

Wordnet

requital (n)

a justly deserved penalty

an act of requiting; returning in kind

Webster

requital (n.)

The act of requiting; also, that which requites; return, good or bad, for anything done; in a good sense, compensation; recompense; as, the requital of services; in a bad sense, retaliation, or punishment; as, the requital of evil deeds.

requital Sentence Examples

  1. The requital for his betrayal was swift and merciless.
  2. She sought requital for the wrongs done to her family.
  3. Justice demanded requital for the heinous crime committed.
  4. The requital he received was far harsher than he had anticipated.
  5. The victims' families demanded requital for the senseless loss of their loved ones.
  6. The requital for his treachery was a lifetime of exile and shame.
  7. He believed that the requital for his sins would come in the afterlife.
  8. The jury's verdict brought a bittersweet sense of requital to the grieving parents.
  9. The requital for his arrogance was a humiliating defeat in the election.
  10. The requital for the nation's past atrocities was a heavy burden to bear.

FAQs About the word requital

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reparation, compensation, damages, recompense, quittance, punishment, reprisal(s), satisfaction, redress,indemnity

grace, leniency, clemency,mercy, mercy, grace, clemency, leniency, lenity, remission

The requital for his betrayal was swift and merciless.

She sought requital for the wrongs done to her family.

Justice demanded requital for the heinous crime committed.

The requital he received was far harsher than he had anticipated.