• WordNet 3.6
    • n penalization the act of punishing
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: Before 1917, goalies (in hockey) were not allowed to fall to the ice to make saves or else they were penalized.
    • n penalization The act of penalizing.
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  • Anthony Powell
    Anthony Powell
    “Growing old is like being increasingly penalized for a crime you haven't committed.”
  • Lord Byron
    “I cannot help thinking that the menace of Hell makes as many devils as the severe penal codes of inhuman humanity make villains.”


In literature:

The penal laws were a caricature on justice.
"Lives of Girls Who Became Famous" by Sarah Knowles Bolton
Advantageous position for a Penal Settlement.
"Discoveries in Australia, Volume 1." by J Lort Stokes
Of the Penal Jurisdiction of a Lodge.
"The Principles of Masonic Law" by Albert G. Mackey
ANDAMANS, volcanic islands in the Bay of Bengal, surrounded by coral reefs; since 1858 used as a penal settlement.
"The Nuttall Encyclopaedia" by Edited by Rev. James Wood
It is not I who would shorten your penal servitude.
"The Man Who Laughs" by Victor Hugo
The expediency of making it a penal offense to bring such persons to the United States is submitted to your consideration.
"A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents" by James D. Richardson
The penal code came, in all its horror to fill the Irish heart with hatred and resistance.
"The Wearing of the Green" by A.M. Sullivan
The penal servitude forced on him by Lisbeth did not fulfil the cravings of his heart.
"Poor Relations" by Honore de Balzac
Governing a penal colony seems to have had an unhealthy influence upon the sailor governors; Phillip only escaped it.
"The Naval Pioneers of Australia and Walter Jeffery" by Louis Becke
The sentence of the court was that he be kept in penal servitude for a term of twenty years.
"Speeches from the Dock, Part I" by Various
"Is Ulster Right?" by Anonymous
Hence we find that almost all the nations of the world owning islands have utilized them as penal stations.
"Influences of Geographic Environment" by Ellen Churchill Semple
The failure of penal laws was more sensibly felt, when every vice was inflamed by faction at home and dominion abroad.
"The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume 4" by Various
I do not believe in prohibitive or penal tariffs.
"Constructive Imperialism" by Viscount Milner
Nor is that province used as a penal settlement for the disaffected, as others would infer.
"Herzegovina" by George Arbuthnot
Chapter 1453, sections 4 and 5, Penal Code.
"The Awakening" by Leo Nikoleyevich Tolstoy
If a pupil should dare to question the correctness of her grades, he would be punished or penalized for impertinence.
"The Vitalized School" by Francis B. Pearson
Liu Sung was captured and was condemned to penal servitude.
"A history of China., [3d ed. rev. and enl.]" by Wolfram Eberhard
Longo, M. Schiller-Ibsen; studj di psicologia penale.
"Henrik Ibsen" by Ina Ten Eyck Firkins
It is a code at once religious, political, civil and penal.
"History Of Ancient Civilization" by Charles Seignobos

In poetry:

What boots it that you can fulfil
Your lusts, and have, a while, your will;
If, after gaining your desires,
You're headlong hurl'd to penal fires?
"The Unhappy State Of The Ungodly, After Death" by Rees Prichard
This penal fire is still the same,
Though diff'rent its degrees of flame;
Some feel a fierce or fainter fire,
Just as their various crimes require.
"The Complaint And The Advice Of Dives, To His Five Brethren, (Part 2­), Or A Description Of Hell, An" by Rees Prichard
Ne'er shall th' avenging worm expire,
Ne'er shall be quench'd the penal fire,
And death, to all entreaties dumb,
To end their pains, will never come.
"The Complaint And The Advice Of Dives, To His Five Brethren, (Part 2­), Or A Description Of Hell, An" by Rees Prichard
For an instant it will die away, that 'When? When?'
forever pulsing in you in your penal plight,
and we shall meet there on that bridge in heaven,
face to face we'll meet, this Christmas night.
"Christmas Greetings 1941" by Marie Under
OH, listen to the tale of MISTER WILLIAM, if you please,
Whom naughty, naughty judges sent away beyond the seas.
He forged a party's will, which caused anxiety and strife,
Resulting in his getting penal servitude for life.
"Mister William" by William Schwenck Gilbert
Trembling before Thee as I stand,
Where'er I gaze on either hand
The sentence is gone forth, the ground is cursed:
Yet mingled with the penal shower
Some drops of balm in every bower
Steal down like April dews, that softest fall and first.
"Sexegesima Sunday" by John Keble

In news:

Hamilton school chief to appeal $25,000 penality .
Don't penalize rich for being successful.
Board will not penalize lawyer.
Ref's call in Packers game could penalize state's businesses.
City Council wants to penalize ATV riding and parking on city sidewalks, public property.
Google praised for move to penalize sites hosting pirated content.
Maryland should penalize those who do not report child abuse.
Don't Penalize Parents Who Raise Money for Their Schools.
Don't penalize asylum-seekers at US ports.
Don't penalize undocumented gay immigrants in civil unions with US citizens.
Don't Penalize the Poor for Their Poverty.
Protect Investors But Don't Penalize Ce Os.
Coach Mike Shanahan (right) has the league's most frequently penalized team this season (Nick Wass/The Associated Press).
In just 21 months, the federal government will start penalizing hospitals with higher than expected readmission rates.
His feelings grew even stronger after neither Jimmie Johnson nor Brad Keselowski were penalized for doing what he believes was the same thing on the final two restarts of Sunday's Sprint Cup race at Texas.

In science:

This result and those of [Deb09] can let think that the process of penalization gives rather intuitive results.
Penalisation of the symmetric random walk by several functions of the supremum
The lower limits are harder to prove and require a new notion of penalized boundary functionals.
Combinatorial optimization over two random point sets
Sparsity in penalized empirical risk minimization.
Reconstruction from anisotropic random measurements
Our procedures are based on model selection by minimization of a penalized empirical criterion.
Sharp oracle inequalities and slope heuristic for specification probabilities estimation in general random fields
We introduce for this purpose the following penalized estimators.
Sharp oracle inequalities and slope heuristic for specification probabilities estimation in general random fields
They considered penalized log-likelihood estimators as those that we studied in the K¨ullback case.
Sharp oracle inequalities and slope heuristic for specification probabilities estimation in general random fields
The first term in the r.h.s. of Eq. (1) penalizes bending, the second term expresses the interaction with the transverse random force, and the remaining two express the interaction with the stretching force (−f [x(L) − x(0)]). g (s) acts as quenched disorder.
A constrained random-force model for weakly bending semiflexible polymers
Suppose n agents (or players) are charged some amount c < 1 when they are on and otherwise penalized 1 for every incident uncovered set.
Near Optimality in Covering and Packing Games by Exposing Global Information
However such contributions are penalized in the scaling with N .
Universality for Random Tensors
The idea of robust approximation is to weakly penalize data that are outliers .
Convex optimization problem prototyping for image reconstruction in computed tomography with the Chambolle-Pock algorithm
To illustrate the convergence of a resulting algorithm instance we focus on the TV-penalized KL data divergence, Eq. (45), and plot the conditional primal-dual gap for the different runs with varying λ in Fig. 3.
Convex optimization problem prototyping for image reconstruction in computed tomography with the Chambolle-Pock algorithm
BIC = χ2 + k ln N , where k is the number of parameters to be fit and N the number of data points. A fit that gives a lower BIC is preferred over a fit with a higher BIC, and thus the BIC penalizes more complicated models.
Spitzer/MIPS 24 micron Observations of HD 209458b: 3 eclipses, 2.5 transits, and a Phase Curve Corrupted by Instrumental Sensitivity Variations
The idea is to “penalize” the optimization process for undesired control functions and to encourage the appearance of desired control functions.
Quantum Optimal Control Theory of Harmonic Generation
The idea of penalizing the functional for forbidden states has already been suggested in .
Quantum Optimal Control Theory of Harmonic Generation
This method of penalizing J for undesirable states should not be used with too large γn values — this might cause the maximum of J to be 0, with ǫ(t) ≡ 0.
Quantum Optimal Control Theory of Harmonic Generation