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absolution

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of absolution

  1. release from the guilt or penalty of an offense the jury's verdict of “not guilty” was absolution in the eyes of the law, but the verdict would always be “guilty” in the court of public opinion Synonyms pardon, amnesty, forgiveness, remission, remittalRelated Words parole; acquittal, exculpation, exoneration, vindication; condonation; exemption, immunity, impunity, indemnity; commutation, commuting, reprieve; clemency, leniency, mercyNear Antonyms conviction, sentence; assessment, charge, fine, imposition, levying; castigation, chastening, chastisement, condemnationAntonyms penalty, punishment, retribution



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