condonable offense

condonable offense
A single act or series of acts of misconduct constituting a ground for divorce which in theory may be forgotten or forgiven, or a species of misconduct which considerate and affectionate treatment might serve to obliterate. 24 Am J2d Div & S § 204.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • condone — [kən dōn′] vt. condoned, condoning [L condonare < com , intens. + donare, to give: see DONATION] to forgive, pardon, or overlook (an offense) condonable adj. condoner n …   English World dictionary

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