Definition of veniality in US English:

veniality

noun

Christian Theology
  • See venial

    • ‘Maybe there is some connection here, but its very odd to describe anyone as motivated by veniality.’
    • ‘What emerges is a new appreciation of Mars complex characterisation, a more psychologically satisfying depiction of Paco's mixed motives and veniality.’
    • ‘Is this supposed to show the veniality and pettiness of a typical cabinet office?’
    • ‘Given the veniality of some of the poorest countries' administrations, this is a harsh call.’

Pronunciation

veniality

/ˌvēnēˈalədē//ˌviniˈælədi/