- the act of condoning; the overlooking or implied forgiving of an offense.
Also con·don·ance [kuh n-doh-nuh ns] /kənˈdoʊ nəns/.
Origin of condonation
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Related Words for condonancesacceptance, acknowledgment, license, admission, endorsement, agreement, dispensation, permit, privilege, approval, concession, warrant, recognition, okay, indulgence, concurrence, assent, promise, sanction, toleration
1620s, from Latin condonationem (nominative condonatio) "a giving away," noun of action from condonare (see condone).
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