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I.acknowledgment, confession, συγγνώμην ἔχειν, ὅτι . . to acknowledge that . . , Hdt.
II.a fellow-feeling with another, a lenient judgment, allowance, Ar., NTest.
2.pardon, forgiveness, συγγνώμην ἔχειν to pardon, τινί Hdt., attic; τινός for a thing, Hdt., attic:—opp. to συγγνώμης τυγχάνειν, to obtain forgiveness, Xen., etc.; ξυγγνώμην λήψονται, will be pardoned, Thuc.
3.of acts, συγγνώμην ἔχει admit of excuse, are excusable, Soph.; ἔχειν τι ξυγγνώμης Thuc.

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