forgiving

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adjective for·giv·ing \fər-ˈgi-viŋ, fȯr-\

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

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 English Language Learners

forgiving

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adjective for·giv·ing \fər-ˈgi-viŋ, fȯr-\

Definition of forgiving for English Language Learners

  • : able or willing to forgive someone or something


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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