compassionate feelings that support a willingness to forgive
the act of excusing a mistake or offense
The action of forgiving.
Etymology: From forgiven + -ness.
Readiness to forgive.
Etymology: From forgiven + -ness.
the act of forgiving; the state of being forgiven; as, the forgiveness of sin or of injuries
disposition to pardon; willingness to forgive
Forgiveness is the renunciation or cessation of resentment, indignation or anger as a result of a perceived offence, disagreement, or mistake, or ceasing to demand punishment or restitution. The Oxford English Dictionary defines forgiveness as 'to grant free pardon and to give up all claim on account of an offence or debt'. The concept and benefits of forgiveness have been explored in religious thought, the social sciences and medicine. Forgiveness may be considered simply in terms of the person who forgives including forgiving themselves, in terms of the person forgiven or in terms of the relationship between the forgiver and the person forgiven. In most contexts, forgiveness is granted without any expectation of restorative justice, and without any response on the part of the offender. In practical terms, it may be necessary for the offender to offer some form of acknowledgment, an apology, or even just ask for forgiveness, in order for the wronged person to believe himself able to forgive. Most world religions include teachings on the nature of forgiveness, and many of these teachings provide an underlying basis for many varying modern day traditions and practices of forgiveness. Some religious doctrines or philosophies place greater emphasis on the need for humans to find some sort of divine forgiveness for their own shortcomings, others place greater emphasis on the need for humans to practice forgiveness of one another, yet others make little or no distinction between human and divine forgiveness.
The act and fact of to forgive.
Their forgiveness empowered the creation of peace, unity, love and understanding, optimum health and shared prosperity for all.Submitted by MaryC on April 4, 2020
The numerical value of forgiveness in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of forgiveness in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
Examples of forgiveness in a Sentence
Christmas gift suggestions To your enemy, forgiveness. To an opponent, tolerance. To a friend, your heart. To a customer, service. To all, charity. To every child, a good example. To yourself, respect.
Listen or Learn about forgiveness to oneself or others only from one of few those who knows nothing about forgiving to oneself as he or she only shows the real compassion towards others.
My whole life has turned upside down. Not only have I lost a wife and two children, but Im having to move the rest of my family with really no place to go at this point, i believe in forgiveness, but I also believe in justice and forgiveness doesnt rob justice. You dont get justice too much in Mexico.
I have asked for and received forgiveness from God, my family, my wonderful wife, Karen, and my daughters.
Whenever you need money, God will give you an opportunity to give. When you need forgiveness, God will give an opportunity to forgive. When you need a miracle, God will give you an opportunity to believe. When you need help, God will give you an opportunity to help someone else. So, be conscious of what you are not giving or doing to others rather than what God is not giving or doing to you. -Emeasoba George
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