- Reconciliation is the act of bringing people together to be friendly again or coming to an agreement.
An example of reconciliation is two siblings who mend their relationship after a period of fighting.
reconciliation definition by Webster's New World
Origin: Middle English reconsiliacion ; from Middle French reconciliation ; from Classical Latin reconciliatio
- reconciliatory adjective
reconciliation definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- The act of reconciling.
- The condition of being reconciled.
- See penance.
Origin: Middle English reconsiliacion, from Old French reconciliation, from Latin reconciliātiō, reconciliātiōn-, from reconciliātus, past participle of reconciliāre, to reconcile; see reconcile.