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How Do You Spell VENIAL?

Correct spelling for the English word "venial" is [v_ˈiː_n_ɪ__ə_l], [vˈiːnɪəl], [vˈiːnɪəl]] (IPA phonetic alphabet).

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Definition of VENIAL

  1. Capable of being forgiven; not heinous; excusable; pardonable; as, a venial fault or transgression.

Common Misspellings for VENIAL

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Usage Examples for VENIAL

  1. So when the city grew into a nation, and we came to a point where the world substantially stands to- day, do you not see that practically the same principle holds, that, while we recognize in some abstract sort of fashion that we ought to do justice and be kind to people beyond our own limits, yet all our political economy, all our national ideas, are accustomed to emphasize the fact that we must be just and righteous to our own people, but that aggression, injustice of almost any kind, is venial in our treatment of the inhabitants of another country? - "Our Unitarian Gospel" by Minot Savage
  2. 18. No, believe it, the least sin that you may judge at first venial, and then give it toleration and indulgence, shall separate between God’ s face and you. - "The Works of the Rev. Hugh Binning" by Hugh Binning
  3. Thus the author of The Cloud of Unknowing says to his disciple, Fill thy spirit with ghostly meaning of this word Sin, and without any special beholding unto any kind of sin, whether it be venial or deadly. - "The Life of the Spirit and the Life of To-day" by Evelyn Underhill
  4. This grace, among others, did His Majesty bestow on me, that ever since my first Communion never in confession have I failed to confess anything I thought to be a sin, though it might be only a venial sin. - "The Life of St. Teresa of Jesus" by Teresa of Avila
  5. In the eyes of the older villagers or of the more old- fashioned ones mere occasional drunkenness is a very venial fault. - "Change in the Village" by (AKA George Bourne) George Sturt
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