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venial

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of venial

  1. worthy of forgiveness <taking the restaurant's menu as a souvenir seems like a venial offense> Synonyms condonable, excusable, forgivable, pardonable, remissible, remittable Related Words justifiable, redeemable; allowable, permissible; insignificant, minor, petty, trifling, trivial, unimportant; harmless, ignorable, tolerable Near Antonyms abominable, criminal, damning, evil, heinous; sinful, vile, wicked Antonyms indefensible, inexcusable, mortal, unforgivable, unjustifiable, unpardonable




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