condonation

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condonation (plural condonations)

  1. The condoning of an offence
    • 1934, Robert Graves, I, Claudius, Penguin, 1953, Chapter 6, p. 72,
      After a time it was generally assumed that he could no longer be ignorant, and that his condonation of her behaviour was a further caution to silence.
  2. The forgiveness of matrimonial infidelity