Origin of condone
OTHER WORDS FROM condonecon·don·a·ble, adjectivecon·don·er, nounun·con·doned, adjectiveun·con·don·ing, adjective
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How to use condone in a sentence
I don’t condone or condemn recreational use, but if you think “I’ll go to Burning Man and heal my depression by scoring some molly,” you might be disappointed.“I understand what joy is now”: An MDMA trial participant tells his story|Charlotte Jee|August 25, 2021|MIT Technology Review
He later clarified that he didn’t “condone or support the violence and lawlessness that took place.”
There is no policy barring an officer from doing what’s shown in the video, but “there is a code of conduct on how we should carry ourselves in public,” Kelly said, adding that the sheriff’s office does not “condone” the deputy’s behavior.
“A vote to follow the subcommittee’s … recommendation … is a vote to condone the lapses in good governance and proper diligence that ultimately led to AB 805,” he said.
“We do not condone or tolerate verbal or physical abuse of our flight crews, who are responsible for the safety of our passengers,” Mainz said.
In an act of corporal punishment that we at the Daily Beast do not condone, Joseph grabbed Him by the ear and “pulled hard.”
The union does not under any circumstance condone violence of any kind, including against police officers.The High-Priced Union Rep Charged With Attacking a Cop|Jacob Siegel|December 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
On Thursday, Bridenstine responded that he “did not condone” the comments calling for Obama to be executed.The Right’s Dangerous Rhetoric: Obama as an ‘Enemy Combatant’|Dean Obeidallah|February 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The grand intelligent design blueprint surely would not and could not condone such a partition.What the Man With No Ass Crack Can Teach Darwinists and Creationists|Kent Sepkowitz|January 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
If you ignore wrongdoing,” said Clohessy, “you condone wrongdoing.From Dirty War to Child Abuse, Church’s Past Confronts Pope Francis|Christopher Dickey|March 17, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Whatever the past had been, Lady Hartledon appeared to condone it; at least she no longer openly resented it to her husband.Elster's Folly|Mrs. Henry Wood
Their admitted reverence for Sheitan constitutes an abomination which neither Moslem nor Christian can condone.The Cradle of Mankind|W.A. Wigram
No just-minded person, whatever his sympathies, can condone such unfair and un-British tactics of war.Thirty Years in Australia|Ada Cambridge
In the study of war we should seek the causes, be impersonal, and neither condone nor accuse.
Her uncle is wrapped up in her, and so proud of her being a Duchess that he would condone anything.Modern Broods|Charlotte Mary Yonge