condonation

[ kon-doh-ney-shuh n ]
/ ˌkɒn doʊˈneɪ ʃən /

noun

the act of condoning; the overlooking or implied forgiving of an offense.

Nearby words

  1. condolent,
  2. condom,
  3. condominium,
  4. condon,
  5. condonance,
  6. condone,
  7. condor,
  8. condorcet,
  9. condorcet, marie jean antoine nicolas caritat, marquis de,
  10. condottiere

Also con·don·ance [kuh n-doh-nuh ns] /kənˈdoʊ nəns/.

Origin of condonation

1615–25; < New Latin condōnātiōn- (stem of condōnātiō), Latin: a giving away, equivalent to condōnāt(us) (past participle of condōnāre; see condone) + -iōn- -ion. See con-, donation

Related formsnon·con·do·na·tion, noun

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Word Origin and History for condonance

condonation

n.

1620s, from Latin condonationem (nominative condonatio) "a giving away," noun of action from condonare (see condone).

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