atonable


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a·tone

 (ə-tōn′)
v. a·toned, a·ton·ing, a·tones
v.intr.
1. To make amends, as for a sin or fault: These crimes must be atoned for.
2. Archaic To agree.
v.tr.
1. To expiate.
2. Archaic To conciliate; appease: "So heaven, atoned, shall dying Greece restore" (Alexander Pope).
3. Obsolete To reconcile or harmonize.

[Middle English atonen, to be reconciled, from at one, in agreement : at, at; see at + one, one; see one.]

a·ton′a·ble, a·tone′a·ble adj.
a·ton′er n.
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However, if the mistake is one of involuntary addition--such as an extra bowing--it is atonable by Sujood as-Sahw.
Lotti, die Uhrmacherin (1879; "Lotti, The Watchmaker"), Zwei Comtessen (1885; "Two Countesses"), and Unsuhnbar (1890; "Inexpiable" or "Not Atonable") described with equal insight the life of the Austrian aristocracy.
However, if the mistake is one of involuntary addition - such as an extra bowing - it is atonable by Sujood as-Sahw.