forgiveness

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noun for·give·ness \-ˈgiv-nəs\

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 English Language Learners

forgiveness

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noun for·give·ness \-ˈgiv-nəs\

Definition of forgiveness for English Language Learners

  • : the act of forgiving someone or something

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


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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