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Synonyms and Antonyms of penitentiary

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penitentiary

synonym (synonym of penitentiary)

  • (noun.artifact)
    a correctional institution for those convicted of major crimes (noun.artifact)
     
  • (adj.all)
    showing or constituting penance (adj.all)
     

similar (similar with penitentiary)

  • showing or constituting penance (adj.all)
    feeling or expressing remorse for misdeeds (adj.all)
     
  • used for punishment or reform of criminals or wrongdoers (adj.all)
    inflicting punishment (adj.all)
     

hypernym (penitentiary IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • a correctional institution for those convicted of major crimes (noun.artifact)
    a penal institution maintained by the government (noun.artifact)
     

derivation (.... is derived from penitentiary)

  • (adj.all)
    used for punishment or reform of criminals or wrongdoers (adj.all)
     
  • showing or constituting penance (adj.all)
    remorse for your past conduct (noun.feeling)
     
  • used for punishment or reform of criminals or wrongdoers (adj.all)
    a correctional institution for those convicted of major crimes (noun.artifact)
     
synonym similar hypernym derivation pen penitential penitent repentant punitive punitory correctional institution penance penitence pen

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