Con`do*na"tion (?), n. [L. condonatio a giving away.]


The act of condoning or pardoning.

2. Law

Forgiveness, either express or implied, by a husband of his wife or by a wife of her husband, for a breach of marital duty, as adultery, with an implied condition that the offense shall not be repeated.

Bouvier. Wharton.


© Webster 1913.