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Definitions for forgiving
fərˈgɪv ɪŋfor·giv·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. forgivingadjective

    inclined or able to forgive and show mercy

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

  2. absolvitory, exonerative, forgivingadjective

    providing absolution

Wiktionary

  1. forgivingadjective

    Inclined to forgive.

    I am not very forgiving.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Forgiving

    of Forgive

  2. Forgivingadjective

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

Freebase

  1. Forgiving

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

Editors Contribution

  1. forgivingverb

    Verb form of the word forgive.

    The people are forgiving as they understand the a facet of love and moving forward requires our forgiveness.

    Submitted by MaryC on June 6, 2020  

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Numerology

  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

Examples of forgiving in a Sentence

  1. Emeasoba George:

    The birth, sufferings, crucifixion, death and the resurrection of Jesus Christ does not just showcase his passion, perseverance and true love to humanity. Furthermore, all of the above do reveals his forgiving spirit. In other words, we ought to forgive all i.e. we should forgive our offenders and enemies even at the point of death IMHO in my humble (honest) opinion.

  2. Kamaldeep Singh Dhanjal:

    Be a forgiver creature not a revenge taker because contentness from forgiving someone is more persuasive than hatred.

  3. Viktor Orban:

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

  4. Nicola Harrison:

    But I've also been pushing against it, for men, suits and sports coats provide a polished, professional look. And let's be honest, they are very forgiving and hide a multitude of sins.

  5. Erma Bombeck:

    People are always asking couples whose marriage has endured at least a quarter of a century for their secret for success. Actually, it is no secret at all. I am a forgiving woman. Long ago, I forgave my husband for not being Paul Newman.

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