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forgiving

adjective

Simple Definition of forgiving

  • : able or willing to forgive someone or something

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of forgiving

  1. 1 :  willing or able to forgive

  2. 2 :  allowing room for error or weakness <designed to be a forgiving tennis racquet>

forgivingly play \-ˈgi-viŋ-lē\ adverb
forgivingness noun

Examples of forgiving in a sentence

  1. a person with a forgiving nature



1623

First Known Use of forgiving

1623


FORGIVING Defined for Kids

forgiving

adjective for·giv·ing \fər-ˈgi-viŋ\

Definition of forgiving for Students

  1. :  willing or ready to excuse an error or offense <a forgiving person>





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