Synonyms for pardonable

Grammar : Adj
Spell : pahr-dn
Phonetic Transcription : ˈpɑr dn

Définition of pardonable

Origin :
  • mid-15c., from Old French pardonable (12c.), from pardoner (see pardon (v.)). Related: Pardonably.
  • adj forgivable
Example sentences :
  • "It can't be me," she said with a pardonable disregard of English.
  • Extract from : « Grace Harlowe's Return to Overton Campus » by Jessie Graham Flower
  • "I think we have won through, mademoiselle," said he, with pardonable vanity.
  • Extract from : « St. Martin's Summer » by Rafael Sabatini
  • Most men, meanly envious, disliked him; all men held him in pardonable distrust.
  • Extract from : « Nobody » by Louis Joseph Vance
  • The caprice of keeping them company for a day might be pardonable.
  • Extract from : « A Day's Ride » by Charles James Lever
  • "Just look at Rogue and my daughter, Sue, suh," he was wont to say with pardonable pride.
  • Extract from : « Garrison's Finish » by W. B. M. Ferguson
  • With a friend one sees so seldom, a little dalliance is most pardonable.
  • Extract from : « The Knight Of Gwynne, Vol. I (of II) » by Charles James Lever
  • Jealousy to him was a weakness, only pardonable when the cause was trivial.
  • Extract from : « Love and Lucy » by Maurice Henry Hewlett
  • According to her it was all weakness, and pardonable at such an age.
  • Extract from : « The Memoires of Casanova, Complete » by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  • It was well for the world, perhaps, that you were blind; but it was pardonable in us to see.
  • Extract from : « The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 14, No. 86, December, 1864 » by Various
  • She smiled in retrospect; it would have been pardonable if Neeld had smiled too.
  • Extract from : « Tristram of Blent » by Anthony Hope

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