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forgiveness

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noun for·give·ness \-ˈgiv-nəs\

Simple Definition of forgiveness

  • : the act of forgiving someone or something

  • : the attitude of someone who is willing to forgive other people

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of forgiveness

  1. :  the act of forgiving

Examples of forgiveness in a sentence

  1. She treats us with kindness and forgiveness.

  2. <they asked her forgiveness for failing to invite her to the party>



Before 12th Century

First Known Use of forgiveness

before 12th century


FORGIVENESS Defined for Kids

forgiveness

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noun for·give·ness \fər-ˈgiv-nəs\

Definition of forgiveness for Students

  1. :  the act of ending anger at <She asked for his forgiveness.>





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