comeuppance , come-uppance If you say that someone has got their comeuppance, you approve of the fact that they have been punished or have suffered for something wrong that they have done.
INFORMAL n-sing usu poss N (approval)
The central character is a bad man who shoots people and gets his comeuppance.
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chastening, deserts, due reward, dues, merit, punishment, recompense, requital, retribution
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