Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Condonation.

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Examples

  • It's even easier to create a counter-philosophy of condonance and individualism, and I'm alternately an ethical egoist, a Fabian socialist and a cynic.

    Diane of the Green Van

  • In view of the very exceptional features of an incident extremely unlikely to occur again, Fawkner and most others of the commission were most decided for a general condonance; and this was agreed to in the report by all except the Official Commissioner, Mr. Wright, who, excusably enough, sided with his official superiors for a treason trial.

    Personal Recollections of Early Melbourne and Victoria

  • You cannot be surprised if the friends of the people with whom you have been to war take issue with your apparent condonance of said war.

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  • I notice there was no offer of condonance to the families by this former terrorist Gerry Adams. it was only a matter of time. sorry to be so negative but I grew up there and when I return I can still feel the underlying tension. it is also clear that until children attend non-faith schools together, that this problem will never go away

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