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for·giv·ing

 (fər-gĭv′ĭng, fôr-)
adj.
1. Inclined or able to forgive.
2. Providing a margin for error or shortcomings.

for·giv′ing·ly adv.
for·giv′ing·ness n.

forgiving

(fəˈɡɪvɪŋ)
adj
willing to forgive; merciful
forˈgivingly adv
forˈgivingness n

for•giv•ing

(fərˈgɪv ɪŋ)

adj.
1. disposed to forgive or showing forgiveness.
2. tolerant: This slope is forgiving of inexperienced skiiers.
[1680–90]
for•giv′ing•ly, adv.
for•giv′ing•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.forgiving - inclined or able to forgive and show mercy; "a kindly forgiving nature"; "a forgiving embrace to the naughty child"
unforgiving - unwilling or unable to forgive or show mercy; "a surly unforgiving old woman"
2.forgiving - providing absolutionforgiving - providing absolution      
exculpatory - clearing of guilt or blame

forgiving

adjective lenient, tolerant, compassionate, clement, patient, mild, humane, gracious, long-suffering, merciful, magnanimous, forbearing, willing to forgive, soft-hearted People are not in a very forgiving mood.
Translations
مُتَسامِح، غَفور
ochotný odpouštět
megbocsátó
fús til aî fyrirgefa
affedenbağışlayan

forgiving

[fəˈgɪvɪŋ] ADJ [person, smile] → compasivo
to feel forgivingestar dispuesto a perdonar

forgiving

[fərˈgɪvɪŋ] adj [person, nature, mood] → indulgent(e)

forgiving

forgiving

[fəˈgɪvɪŋ] adjindulgente

forgive

(fəˈgiv) past tense forgave (fəˈgeiv) : past participle forˈgiven verb
1. to stop being angry with (someone who has done something wrong). He forgave her for stealing his watch.
2. to stop being angry about (something that someone has done). He forgave her angry words.
forgiveness (fəˈgivnis) noun
1. the act of forgiving. He asked for forgiveness.
2. readiness to forgive. He showed great forgiveness towards them.
forˈgiving adjective
ready to forgive (often). a forgiving person.
References in classic literature ?
Following this letter one of the Masonic Brothers whom Pierre respected less than the others forced his way in to see him and, turning the conversation upon Pierre's matrimonial affairs, by way of fraternal advice expressed the opinion that his severity to his wife was wrong and that he was neglecting one of the first rules of Freemasonry by not forgiving the penitent.
Both exemplify the basic contention that forgiving is action, rather than attitude or feeling.
I suggested that because this daughter and son-in-law had no children, my client could equalize what she gave to each of her children by forgiving the debt.
The article is an excerpt from Ponder's mid-1960s book The Dynamic Laws of Healing, which, according to the editors of Spirit of Change, demonstrates how "by forgiving the roots of our disease, we regain perfect health.
Jesus' healing the paralytic by forgiving his sins is too much for the Pharisees and teachers of the law who have witnessed it.
Thank You, oh, loving and forgiving God, for giving us hope in spite of our failures and sins.
A recent study in Psychological Science suggests that by forgiving someone's hurtful behavior, the wounded party will indeed be able to largely forget the transgression.
Feb 19 (ANI): Parents forgive more than children, while women are better at forgiving than men, according to a new study.
You just have to go on forgiving, provided the sinner goes on repenting.
Forgiving is love's toughest work and love's biggest risk.
For me, at any rate, thinking theologically in order to write about giving and forgiving was a spiritual exercise.