Synonyms for pardoned

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

Définition of pardoned

Origin :
  • mid-15c., "to forgive for offense or sin," from Old French pardoner (see pardon (n.)).
  • 'I grant you pardon,' said Louis XV to Charolais, who, to divert himself, had just killed a man; 'but I also pardon whoever will kill you.' [Marquis de Sade, "Philosophy in the Bedroom"]
  • Related: Pardoned; pardoning. Pardon my French as exclamation of apology for obscene language is from 1895.
  • adj forgiven
Example sentences :
  • The whole is a ruin, yet intact, if I may be pardoned the paradox.
  • Extract from : « The Roof of France » by Matilda Betham-Edwards
  • In the circumstances we could not look to be pardoned, even on the score of youth.
  • Extract from : « Green Mansions » by W. H. Hudson
  • Well, that I could have pardoned, if she had not been so base as to go over to Mrs. Luttridge.
  • Extract from : « Tales And Novels, Volume 3 (of 10) » by Maria Edgeworth
  • But my deceased husband offended the high heavens and he has not yet been pardoned.
  • Extract from : « The Chinese Fairy Book » by Various
  • In vain he searched again through the catalogue of pardoned sinners.
  • Extract from : « Bunyan » by James Anthony Froude
  • One sin, and only one there was which could not be pardoned, and he had been guilty of it.
  • Extract from : « Bunyan » by James Anthony Froude
  • May I be pardoned a personal account of this particular feature.
  • Extract from : « The Meaning of Evolution » by Samuel Christian Schmucker
  • But the concealment, the lying and duplicity, these cannot be pardoned until they have been confessed.
  • Extract from : « The Eternal City » by Hall Caine
  • This, if I may be pardoned the continued parallel, is our Manx Miranda.
  • Extract from : « The Little Manx Nation - 1891 » by Hall Caine
  • Rotherby had been pardoned his loyalty to the fallen dynasty.
  • Extract from : « The Lion's Skin » by Rafael Sabatini

Antonyms for pardoned

Based on : - - - Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019