from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Exemption from punishment, penalty, or harm.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Exemption from punishment.
- n. Freedom from punishment or retribution; security from any reprisal or injurious consequences of an action, behaviour etc.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Exemption or freedom from punishment, harm, or loss.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Exemption from punishment or penalty.
- n. Freedom or exemption from injury, suffering, or discomfort.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. exemption from punishment or loss
Latin impūnitās, from impūne, without punishment : in-, not; see in-1 + poena, penalty (from Greek poinē; see kwei-1 in Indo-European roots).(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Latin impunitas, from impunis without punishment. (Wiktionary)