pardonable

All Adjective
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  • They had met a good many people during the day, so the question was a pardonable one. Cited from Mary Gray, by Katharine Tynan
  • Are you seeking thus after reasons for making the wrong done to you appear pardonable? Cited from Our Master, by Bramwell Booth
  • He looked down at her in that pardonable way common even in the best style of traveling. Cited from Dorothy Dale's Camping Days, by Margaret Penrose
  • Nothing is less pardonable, either in love or war, than an unsuccessful attempt. Cited from To-morrow? by Victoria Cross
  • No doubt there are a few rare cases where such a form of sentence may be pardonable. Cited from The Art of Literature, by Arthur Schopenhauer
  • At last everything was ready and the girls looked at the table with pardonable pride. Cited from Glenloch Girls, by Grace M. Remick
  • Perhaps his fears were pardonable, and those of his wife more so. Cited from A Heroine of France, The Story of Joan of Arc, by Evelyn Everett-Green
  • He had a very pardonable pride in her appearance and the attention she attracted pleased him. Cited from The Measure of a Man, by Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr
  • Put yourself in my place, and you will call this pardonable. Cited from Letters of Robert Louis Stevenson Vol 2
  • Everything was pardonable to him if he left her boy untouched in the mother's charge. Cited from The Amazing Marriage by George Meredith, v4
  • She was then the mother of several very handsome children, to whom she pointed with pardonable pride. Cited from The Facts of Reconstruction, by John R. Lynch
  • "How does your friend like the house?" she asked with a pardonable desire to hear her house praised. Cited from Lippincott's Magazine, Vol. XVII, No. 100, April, 1876, by Various
  • But, as it had turned out, his circumstances at the moment were such as to make his conduct pardonable. Cited from John Caldigate, by Anthony Trollope
  • Possibly he might be the victim of the latter and more pardonable state, and so thinking she gave him her hand. Cited from Beauchamps Career by George Meredith, v2
  • And amongst those natural feelings, others of a less pardonable description found means to shelter themselves. Cited from Letters On Demonology And Witchcraft, by Sir Walter Scott
  • If he made a mistake, it was at least a pardonable one. Cited from Two Years Ago, Volume I, by Charles Kinglsey
  • Old delusions are pardonable; but you must now look abroad with your eyes. Cited from Vittoria by George Meredith, v6
  • It is less pardonable and more dangerous when repeated by us. Cited from Expositions of Holy Scripture: Various, Maclaren
  • The attorney when he got to the gate stopped a moment and looked up the avenue with pardonable pride. Cited from The American Senator, by Anthony Trollope
  • If such a mistake has occurred it is at least pardonable. Cited from Williams Anthology, Compiled by Edwin Partridge Lehman and Julian Park
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Meaning of pardonable

  • adjective Admitting of being pardoned