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Definition of "condonation" []

  • The act of condoning, especially the implied forgiveness of an offense by ignoring it. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "condonation" in a sentence
  • "No doubt, in numberless instances, condonation is possible."
  • "Last week's term was condonation, which is defined as:"
  • "In technical language, any such forgiveness or overlooking is called condonation, and it is a complete bar to further action for the time being."