Definition of Impunity:

  1. Free from punishment or discipline. Even though the convenience store had a surveillance camera, the individual was able to commit the robbery with impunity because he was wearing a disguise that made his identity impossible to recognize..

  2. Exemption from punishment or freedom from the injurious consequences of an action.

Synonyms of Impunity

Immunity, Indemnity, Exemption from punishment, Freedom from punishment, Exemption, Non-liability, Licence

How to use Impunity in a sentence?

  1. There are instances when the government has offered impunity to a gang member if he will offer states evidence on the other members who have committed various crimes.
  2. The impunity enjoyed by military officers implicated in civilian killings.
  3. The president of the company thought that he could commit insider trading crimes with impunity because no one would ever learn of the infractions.
  4. The child knocked over the paint can, staining the floor and leaving the empty house with impunity , never to be punished for this mischief.

Meaning of Impunity & Impunity Definition