1、im- "not" + pun- + -ity.
- impunity (n.)
- 1530s, from Middle French impunité (14c.) and directly from Latin impunitatem (nominative impunitas) "freedom from punishment, omission of punishment," also "rashness, inconsideration," from impunis "unpunished, without punishment," from assimilated form of in- "not, opposite of" (see in- (1)) + poena "punishment" (see penal).
- 1. Mr Cook said future aggressors would be able to act with impunity if the objectives of the UN weren't met.
- 2. These gangs operate with apparent impunity.
- 3. A ten - thousand - year fit of bad temper, the island ignores with impunity.
- 小岛在这种暴戾中安然无恙, 它习惯了,完全不加以理睬.
- 4. He suffered his subjects to neglect the laws with impunity.
- 5. If laws are not enforced, crimes are committed with impunity.
- 如果法律不能实施, 人们就会犯罪而不受惩罚.
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