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Definition of "absolved" []

  • Simple past tense and past participle of absolve. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "absolved" in a sentence
  • ""And yet," said I, smiling, "I cannot quite hold myself absolved from the charge of sensationalism which has been urged against my records.""
  • "The bear hug is a crude hold and easily broken by anyone not inhibited by a devotion to fair play, and when attacked without warning from behind, the Saint considered himself absolved from the code of gentlemanly conduct."
  • ""When thou hast made a vow, do not seek to evade it, nor find excuses to get clear of the obligation of it; say not before the priest, who is called the angel or messenger of the Lord of hosts, that, upon second thoughts, thou hast changed thy mind, and desirest to be absolved from the obligation of thy vow; but stick to it, and do not seek a hole to creep out at.""