Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
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Word of the Day 07/08/21 Comeuppance

July 8, 2021

Comeuppance (noun)
comeuppance [ kuhm-uhp-uhns ]


noun Informal.
1. deserved reward or just deserts, usually unpleasant: He finally got his comeuppance for his misbehavior.

WORDS RELATED TO COMEUPPANCE
retribution, due, requital, recompense, just deserts

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Origin: 1855–60, Americanism; from phrase come up + -ance

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