verb (used with object), con·doned, con·don·ing.
- condorcet, marie jean antoine nicolas caritat, marquis de,
Origin of condone
Examples from the Web for condonable
Her nationality—her history—furnished adequate excuse for an attitude not condonable in a European equally cultured.The Insidious Dr. Fu-Manchu|Sax Rohmer
Word Origin for condone
1857, from Latin condonare "to give up, remit, permit," from com-, intensive prefix (see com-), + donare "to give" (see donation). Originally a legal term in the Matrimonial Causes Act, which made divorce a civil matter in Britain. Related: Condoned; condoning.