absolution


absolution
I noun acquittal, amnesty, clearance, deliverance, discharge, dismissal, dismissal of an accusation, exculpation, exoneration, forgiveness, forgiveness of sins, grace, liberation, pardon, purgation, release, release from punishment, remission, reprieve, vindication II index acquittal, amnesty, clemency, compurgation, condonation, discharge (liberation), discharge (release from obligation), dispensation (exception), exoneration, grace, immunity, impunity, liberation, pardon, release, remission, waiver

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


absolution
the absolving or formal setting free from guilt, sentence or obligation; the remission of sin or penance.

Collins dictionary of law. . 2001.

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