What does forgiving mean?

Definitions for forgivingfərˈgɪv ɪŋ

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word forgiving.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. forgiving(adj)

    inclined or able to forgive and show mercy

    "a kindly forgiving nature"; "a forgiving embrace to the naughty child"

  2. absolvitory, exonerative, forgiving(adj)

    providing absolution


  1. forgiving(Adjective)

    Inclined to forgive.

    I am not very forgiving.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Forgiving

    of Forgive

  2. Forgiving(adj)

    disposed to forgive; inclined to overlook offenses; mild; merciful; compassionate; placable; as, a forgiving temper


  1. Forgiving

    "Forgiving" is episode 17 of season 3 in the television show Angel.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of forgiving in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of forgiving in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Debasish Mridha, M.D.:

    Live like a tree, giving, forgiving and free.

  2. Debasish Mridha, M.D.:

    Live like a tree, giving, forgiving, and free.

  3. Nigel Owens:

    Pressure on referees now is massive, people are less forgiving.

  4. Thomas Watson (c. 1620-1686):

    A man may as well go to hell for not forgiving as for not believing.

  5. Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban:

    From the 15th, Hungarian authorities cannot be forgiving of illegal border-crossing.

Images & Illustrations of forgiving

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