Examples of forgiveness in a Sentence
She treats us with kindness and forgiveness.
they asked her forgiveness for failing to invite her to the party
Recent Examples of forgiveness from the Web
But expectations are always high in Knoxville, and there was no forgiveness from this fan base after an underachieving season last year.
Somewhere out there are two women who need to get down on their knees and beg for forgiveness — before the FBI finds them.
Offenders need to ask victims and communities for forgiveness.
Jim Bob talks about forgiveness from one's wife and children, and keeping temptation far away from the home.
The forgetting allows, by default, some form of forgiveness or, probably more accurately, less intense caring.
That opening sentence, and the five that followed, have since been replaced by a plea for forgiveness.
Which means that this is the first month that any borrower could qualify for forgiveness.
Pennsylvania’s lawsuit seeks restitution to all borrowers; disgorgement of Navient profits plus penalties; and possible loan forgiveness.
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First Known Use of forgiveness
before 12th century
Synonymsabsolution, amnesty, pardon, remission, remittal
Antonymspenalty, punishment, retribution
Related Wordsparole; acquittal, exculpation, exoneration, vindication; condonation; exemption, immunity, impunity, indemnity; commutation, commuting, reprieve; clemency, leniency, mercy
Near Antonymsconviction, sentence; assessment, charge, fine, imposition, levying; castigation, chastening, chastisement, condemnation
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