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Synonyms for pardonable

Synonyms for pardonable

admitting of forgiveness or pardon

Antonyms for pardonable

admitting of being pardoned


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Suddenly reminded of her past wrongs (by the pardonable error of a polite schoolfellow), Emily committed the startling inconsistency of appealing to the sympathies of Francine!
Pesca was one of her especial favourites and his wildest eccentricities were always pardonable in her eyes.
As Phoebe curtsied in reply, the Judge bent forward, with the pardonable and even praiseworthy purpose--considering the nearness of blood and the difference of age--of bestowing on his young relative a kiss of acknowledged kindred and natural affection.
And I, through pardonable weakness, refrained from correcting the error; asking myself what good there would be in disturbing his last moments with information that he had neither power nor opportunity to turn to account.
In that look of hers there was the pardonable curiosity of the mistress of the house confronted with a guest dropped down upon her from the skies and innumerable doubts, certainly warranted by the state of my clothes, by my youth and my expression, all singularly at variance; there was all the disdain of the adored mistress, in whose eyes all men save one are as nothing; there were involuntary tremors and alarms; and, above all, the thought that it was tiresome to have an unexpected guest just now, when, no doubt, she had been scheming to enjoy full solitude for her love.
No wonder the patient beasts ran confusedly into the wrong places, for the alarming din of the bull-dog was mingled with more distant sounds which the timid feminine creatures, with pardonable superstition, imagined also to have some relation to their own movements--with the tremendous crack of the waggoner's whip, the roar of his voice, and the booming thunder of the waggon, as it left the rick-yard empty of its golden load.
Sire," said he, "old age is boastful; and it is pardonable for old men to praise themselves when others no longer do it.
To behave wildly at the sight of death is pardonable.
Today is the time to reconsider the approach concerning blasphemy in Pakistan that according to Islamic jurisprudence is a bailable, pardonable and defendable offense.
A crime, or intent to commit a crime, is pardonable if it was done using the name of religion.
In the US, some proponents will defend this as a pardonable simplification in a country that has nearly 10,000 banks.
sexual intercourse is more or less pardonable, particularly in time of war.
Some are pardonable weaknesses or curiosities: such as the desire to visit, free as a fish, the deep sea; or the longing for the noiseless, gracious, economical flight of a bird [.
Leading a protest against Indian aggression in Kashmir outside the United Nations office in Geneva, Federal Minister for Human Rights Senator Kamran Michael observed that Indian hegemony and violence being perpetrated in Kashmir is beyond pardonable and unacceptable on all counts.