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Condign - When someone gets a punishment what he deserves, after a wrong deed or a mess work, then it is said that punishment was a condign one. However, sometimes it also means just fitting or adequate.

Open Word Class - Adjective

Sample Usage

1. That fellow, he stole a diamond ring and when caught, was under prisons. Well, that was a condign punishment for him.
2. I think that the only condign punishment for that killer is death.
3. You have killed a reindeer; the only condign punishment according to me for the time being for you is to bring you to the court.

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