Learn & Improve Your English


Atonement


    Author:     Member Level: Gold    Points: 2 (Rs 2)

This word is mostly used in formal contexts. When you do something wrong, you usually try to make up for it. You try to show other people that you are sorry for what you have done. This act that you perform in order to make up for the wrong that you have done is termed as ‘atonement’.

Sample Usage

As a gesture of atonement, he gave away all his ill-gotten wealth for charity.


Next Resource: The Sentences-- Definition and Types
Previous Resource: Square peg in a round hole

Return to Index

Post New English Language Resource


Related Resources


Awards & Gifts
Top Contributors
TodayLast 7 Daysmore...

 
ISC Technologies, Kochi - India. © All Rights Reserved.