condonation

noun
con·​do·​na·​tion | \ ˌkän-də-ˈnā-shən How to pronounce condonation (audio) , -dō-\

Definition of condonation

: implied pardon of an offense by treating the offender as if it had not been committed

First Known Use of condonation

1625, in the meaning defined above

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condonation

noun
con·​do·​na·​tion | \ ˌkän-də-ˈnā-shən How to pronounce condonation (audio) \

Legal Definition of condonation

: voluntary overlooking or pardon of an offense specifically : express or implied and usually conditional forgiveness of a spouse's marital wrong (as adultery or cruelty)

History and Etymology for condonation

Medieval Latin condonatio remission, pardon, from Latin condonare to give away, absolve

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