What does the word pardonable mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • Pardoner.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • That may be pardoned: excusable.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • That may be pardoned.

Usage examples for pardonable

  1. Treachery to that obligation and a betrayal of that confidence might well be held to be the least pardonable of all crimes. – Essays by Alice Meynell
  2. He told the jury that I had wasted their time, and indulged in a number of other insults, which might be pardonable in a legal hack bent on earning his client's fee, but were scarcely consistent with the dignity and impartiality of a judge. – Prisoner for Blasphemy by G. W. [George William] Foote
  3. A trifling exaggeration it may be, but human and pardonable. – When Love Calls by Stanley J. Weyman
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