Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: adjective

That may be pardoned: excusable.

Part of speech:

That may be pardoned.

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Usage examples "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", 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", G. W. [George William] Foote.
  3. A trifling exaggeration it may be, but human and pardonable. - "When Love Calls", Stanley J. Weyman.