What does unforgiving mean?

Definitions for unforgivingˌʌn fərˈgɪv ɪŋ

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. unforgiving(adj)

    unwilling or unable to forgive or show mercy

    "a surly unforgiving old woman"

  2. grim, inexorable, relentless, stern, unappeasable, unforgiving, unrelenting(adj)

    not to be placated or appeased or moved by entreaty

    "grim determination"; "grim necessity"; "Russia's final hour, it seemed, approached with inexorable certainty"; "relentless persecution"; "the stern demands of parenthood"


  1. unforgiving(Adjective)

    Not forgiving


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of unforgiving in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of unforgiving in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Rudyard Kipling:

    Fill the unforgiving minute with sixty seconds worth of distance run.

  2. Emeasoba George:

    Until you forgive all and sundry unconditionally and from your whole heart too. You are unforgiving and never forgiving.

  3. Jeff Williams:

    I have no concerns. The business we are in is a hard business. It’s an unforgiving business. Everyone has experienced problems from time to time.

  4. Anonymous:

    Aviation in itself is not inherently dangerous. But to an even greater degree than the sea, it is terribly unforgiving of carelessness, incapacity, or neglect.

  5. Rudyard Kipling:

    If you can fill the unforgiving minute With sixty seconds' worth of distance run— Yours is the Earth and everything that's in it, And—you'll be a Man, my son!

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