verb (used with object), con·doned, con·don·ing.
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Origin of condone
OTHER WORDS FROM condonecon·don·a·ble, adjectivecon·don·er, nounun·con·doned, adjectiveun·con·don·ing, adjective
How to use condone in a sentence
“I am going to get to the bottom of who owns and funds social media platforms like Parler that condone and create violence,” Maloney said in an interview with The Washington Post.House Oversight Committee chairwoman requests FBI probe of Parler, including its role in Capitol siege|Tom Hamburger, Craig Timberg|January 22, 2021|Washington Post
On Facebook that night, she said she did not condone violence but expressed sympathy with rioters and called them “patriots.”GOP contender for Va. governor could escape censure by ‘clarifying’ remarks about U.S. Capitol rioters|Laura Vozzella|January 22, 2021|Washington Post
Instead, what Scheidler did was use his role as a national spokesman to encourage and condone violent acts.Joseph Scheidler, a major architect of the antiabortion movement, dies at 93|Matt Schudel|January 20, 2021|Washington Post
We respect private individuals’ and groups’ rights to peacefully protest but in no way condone the actions taken by those at the Capitol last week.A former Olympian was among the mob that stormed the Capitol. His Team USA jacket gave him away.|Rick Maese|January 12, 2021|Washington Post
Chatham County Sheriff John Wilcher said in a statement provided to The Post that his office was “very disturbed by the actions” of Williams and “does not condone” them.After striking child, youth football coach fired from job, expelled from league|Des Bieler|December 11, 2020|Washington Post
Her nationality—her history—furnished adequate excuse for an attitude not condonable in a European equally cultured.The Insidious Dr. Fu-Manchu|Sax Rohmer
If the bill reveals some selfishness, it is perhaps condonable.