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forgiveness

noun

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release from the guilt or penalty of an offense
  • they asked her forgiveness for failing to invite her to the party

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The first known use of forgiveness was before the 12th century

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forgiven and forgotten

forgiveness

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“Forgiveness.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/forgiveness. Accessed 28 Nov. 2021.

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