Part of speech: noun

An absolving, or a being absolved; forgiveness.

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Usage examples "absolution":

  1. I have come, Sister, to give Monsieur le Marquis absolution. - "The Grey Cloak", Harold MacGrath.
  2. It's a- a kind of absolution. - "Brother Copas", Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch.
  3. But the priests only looked grave, and would have offered them absolution without a change of countenance. - "The Life and Adventures of Maj. Roger Sherman Potter", "Pheleg Van Trusedale" A pseudonym for Francis Colburn Adams.