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ve·ni·al

 (vē′nē-əl, vēn′yəl)
adj.
1. Easily excused or forgiven; pardonable: a venial offense.
2. Roman Catholic Church Minor, therefore warranting only temporal punishment.

[Middle English, from Old French, from Late Latin veniālis, from Latin venia, forgiveness; see wen- in Indo-European roots.]

ve′ni·al′i·ty (vē′nē-ăl′ĭ-tē, vēn-yăl′-), ve′ni·al·ness (vē′nē-əl-nĭs, vēn′yəl-) n.
ve′ni·al·ly adv.

venial

(ˈviːnɪəl)
adj
easily excused or forgiven: a venial error.
[C13: via Old French from Late Latin veniālis, from Latin venia forgiveness; related to Latin venus love]
veniality, venialness n
ˈvenially adv

ve•ni•al

(ˈvi ni əl, ˈvin yəl)

adj.
1. able to be forgiven or pardoned: venial offenses.
2. excusable; trifling; minor: a venial error.
[1250–1300; < Medieval Latin veniālis < Latin veni(a) grace, favor, indulgence (akin to venus; see venerate, Venus)]
ve`ni•al′i•ty, n.
ve′ni•al•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.venial - warranting only temporal punishment; "venial sin"
theology, divinity - the rational and systematic study of religion and its influences and of the nature of religious truth
pardonable - admitting of being pardoned
2.venial - easily excused or forgiven; "a venial error"
pardonable - admitting of being pardoned

venial

adjective forgivable, minor, slight, trivial, insignificant, allowable, excusable, pardonable If he had faults, they were venial ones.

venial

adjective
Admitting of forgiveness or pardon:
Translations
bocsánatoselnézhetőmegbocsátható

venial

[ˈviːnɪəl] ADJvenial; [error, fault] → leve

venial

adjverzeihlich, entschuldbar; venial sinlässliche Sünde

venial

[ˈviːnɪəl] adj (Rel) (frm) (sin) → veniale