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English → English (WordNet) Definition: venial venial adj 1: warranting only temporal punishment; “venial sin” [syn: minor] 2: easily excused or forgiven; “a venial error” [syn: excusable, forgivable]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Venial Venial \Ve"ni*al\, a. [OF. venial, F. v['e]niel, L. venialis, from venia forgiveness, pardon, grace, favor, kindness; akin to venerari to venerate. See Venerate.] 1. Capable of being forgiven; not heinous; excusable; pardonable; as, a venial fault or transgression. [1913 Webster] So they do nothing, 't is a venial slip. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. Allowed; permitted. [Obs.] “Permitting him the while venial discourse unblamed.” --Milton. [1913 Webster] Venial sin (R. C. Theol.), a sin which weakens, but does not wholly destroy, sanctifying grace, as do mortal, or deadly, sins. [1913 Webster] -- Ve"ni*al*ly, adv. -- Ve"ni*al*ness, n. --Bp. Hall. [1913 Webster]


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