unforgiving

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

Definition of unforgiving

  1. 1 :  unwilling or unable to forgive

  2. 2 :  having or making no allowance for error or weakness an unforgiving environment where false moves can prove fatal — Jaclyn Fierman

unforgivingness

noun

Examples of unforgiving in a sentence

  1. They are unforgiving of the smallest mistake.

  2. the unforgiving world of politics

1713

First Known Use of unforgiving

1713


UNFORGIVING Defined for English Language Learners

unforgiving

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

Definition of unforgiving for English Language Learners

  • : not willing to forgive other people

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


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