What is the opposite of reprieve?

Need antonyms for reprieve? Here's a list of opposite words from our thesaurus that you can use instead.

Noun
Opposite of a cancellation or postponement of a punishment
Noun
Opposite of an official pardon for people who have been convicted of political offences
Noun
Opposite of the state of being merciful
Noun
Opposite of the alleviation of pain, discomfort, or distress
“I suddenly develop an acute exacerbation of pain and then collapse onto the floor.”
Noun
(freedom from) Opposite of the state of being exempted from something undesirable
“Now that he was starting to make a lot of money, he began to dread his impending liability to heavy taxation.”
Noun
Opposite of the removal of stress or discomfort
“I always felt guilty for burdening him with my past, and he didn't need any more stress in his life.”
Noun
Opposite of forgiveness of sins
Noun
Opposite of relief from pain, distress or suffering
“The hot coffee caused Kramer a great deal of pain when he spilled it on himself.”
Noun
Opposite of an act of releasing someone, especially from the custody or restraint of the law
“This man had conducted himself with propriety during his imprisonment, and given evidence of reform, will, at the expiration of his term, be restored to citizenship.”
Noun
Opposite of the act of retarding or delaying
Noun
Opposite of a period of time in which no fighting takes place due to an agreement between the opposed parties
Noun
Opposite of emancipation
Noun
Opposite of a kind or helpful deed
“A prince may be ruthless when it is prudent, but wanton cruelty is foolish.”
Noun
Opposite of the act of providing someone in need of assistance with aid
“The doctor misdiagnosed his injury due to medical negligence.”
Noun
Opposite of a suspension or postponement of judicial proceedings
“An application for the resumption of proceedings may be made after three months.”
Verb
Opposite of relieve of blame, responsibility
Verb
Opposite of to avoid, lessen, or guard against
“Bad financial investments will cause extreme grief in the long run.”
Verb
Opposite of to show mercy to, especially by not punishing or killing
Verb
Opposite of to release from the custody or restraint of the law
“The House of Lords may imprison an individual for any fixed period of time, but an individual imprisoned by the House of Commons is set free upon prorogation.”
Verb
Opposite of to unburden from something undesirable or restrictive
“We should work towards paying off our debt so that we will no longer burden ourselves with these high interest rates.”
Find more words!
Use * for blank tiles (max 2) Advanced Search Advanced Search
Use * for blank spaces Advanced Search
Advanced Word Finder

Related Words and Phrases

Advertisement
Advertisement

See Also

Nearby Words
8-letter Words Starting With
Advertisement
Find Antonyms
go
Sponsored Content
Advertisement
Word Tools Finders & Helpers Other Languages More Synonyms
Copyright WordHippo © 2020