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unforgiving

adjective un·for·giv·ing \ˌən-fər-ˈgi-viŋ\

: not willing to forgive other people

: very harsh or difficult : not allowing weakness, error, etc.

Full Definition of UNFORGIVING

1
:  unwilling or unable to forgive
2
:  having or making no allowance for error or weakness <an unforgiving environment where false moves can prove fatal — Jaclyn Fierman>
un·for·giv·ing·ness noun

Examples of UNFORGIVING

  1. They are unforgiving of the smallest mistake.
  2. the unforgiving world of politics

First Known Use of UNFORGIVING

1713

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