Definition of condonation in US English:



  • See condone

    • ‘Learn to recognise their behaviour and withdraw all social condonation of their actions.’
    • ‘Also, our Olympia report (last issue) was hardly a condonation of how the contest officially ended.’
    • ‘Victory in any Assembly or Parliamentary election is no endorsement of crime, nor can it be considered as any condonation of conduct.’
    • ‘He had to resign over his apparent condonation of Mussolini's conquests in the Abyssinian War.’
    • ‘That sounds like condonation of sloth, indiscipline, unethical behaviour, and disregard of responsibility.’