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forgiving

adjective

Simple Definition of forgiving

  • : able or willing to forgive someone or something

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>

for·giv·ing·ly play \-ˈgi-viŋ-lē\ adverb
for·giv·ing·ness noun

Examples of forgiving

  1. a person with a forgiving nature



1623

First Known Use of forgiving

1623



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