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absolutionnoun acquittal, amnesty, clearance, discharge, dismissal, dismissal of an accusation, exculpation, exoneration, forgiveness, forgiveness of sins, grace, liberation, pardon, purgation, release, release from punishment, remission, reprieve, vindication
See also: acquittal, amnesty, clemency, compurgation, condonation, discharge, dispensation, exception, exoneration, grace, immunity, impunity, liberation, pardon, remission, waiver
absolutionthe formal setting free from guilt, sentence or obligation; the remission of sin or penance.
ABSOLUTION. A definite sentence whereby a man accused of any crime is acquitted.