[VEE-nee-uhl]

adjective

Capable of being forgiven; not heinous; excusable; pardonable.

We both decided that her fucking around with random men was a venial offense, and that we’d look past it.


Cite this Entry

Modern Language Association (MLA Style)

“Venial.” The Effin’ Word, The Effin’ Word, https://effinwords.com/dictionary/venial. Accessed 20 Jan. 2022.

The Effin’ Word, s.v. “venial”, accessed January 20, 2022, https://effinwords.com/dictionary/venial.

The Effin’ Word. (n.d.). Venial. In The Effin’ Word. Retrieved January 20, 2022, from https://effinwords.com/dictionary/venial


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