forgiving


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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.
'It is possible that the affected woman was threatened into going to the Supreme Court to give a statement (of forgiving the convict),' the chief justice observed.
He further said that the court cannot rule out the possibility of the victim being coerced into forgiving the man in front of the court.
"It is possible that the affected woman was threatened into going to the Supreme Court to give a statement [of forgiving the convict]," the chief justice observed.
Our Abba unites all people as God's children, and we are taught to live a holy life like that of our heavenly Father, to desire his Kingdom on earth and in heaven, and learn to be a forgiving people.
He conferred to the apostles the divine power of forgiving men's sins.
Summary: It is important to be forgiving for one's own mental peace
Jesus speaks of the importance of Christian forgiving or showing mercy towards others in these words, "But I tell you who hear me: 'Love your enemies, do good to those who hate you, bless those who curse you, pray for those who mistreat you.
For God did not send His Son into the world to condemn the world, but that the world through Him might be saved.' As a human being and especially when we've been hurt badly, forgiving may not be that easy.
Allah is Forgiving and Merciful'- (Al Quran- #24:22).
This is the reason why He allowed us an accessible way to repay our debt, to facilitate the cancellation of our debts and this is the way of forgiving whole -heartedly those who sin against us, by neither remembering nor mentioning any evil our neighbour has committed against us.
Katy wrote: "I always thought that forgiving others was a sign of weakness on your part.