RECONCILIA’TION, n. [Fr. from L. reconciliatio.]
1. The act of reconciling parties at variance; renewal of friendship after disagreement or enmity.
RECONCILIATION. The act of bringing persons to agree together,
who before had difference.
A renewal of cohabitation between husband and wife is proof of reconciliation; and such reconciliation destroys the effect of a deed of separation; 4 Eccl. 238. See Bish. Mar. & D. § 1707.
Bouvier’s Law Dictionary, Third Revision (8th Edition)(1914), Volume III., page 2843.
RECONCILIATION. The renewal of amicable relations between two
persons who had been at enmity or variance; usually implying forgiveness
of injuries on one or both sides. It is sometimes used in the law of divorce
as a term synonymous or analogous to “condonation.” Martin v. Martin, 151
La. 530, 92 So. 46, 48.
Black’s Law Dictionary 4th Edition (1951), page 1437.
rec-on-cil|i|a-tion. (rek’en sil’ë
ä’shen) n. [[ME reconsilen < OFr reconcilier
< L reconciliatio: see re- & conciliate]] a reconciling,
or being reconciled. Also rec’on-cile’ment (-sil’ment)
Webster’s New World Dictionary, 3rd College Ed. (1988), page 1122.