forgiving

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English[edit]

Adjective[edit]

forgiving (comparative more forgiving, superlative most forgiving)

  1. Inclined to forgive.
    I am not very forgiving.

Translations[edit]

Verb[edit]

forgiving

  1. Present participle of forgive.

Noun[edit]

forgiving (plural forgivings)

  1. An act of forgiveness.
    • 1996, Bernard P. Dauenhauer, Citizenship in a Fragile World (page 58)
      And I receive your forgiveness only from you. A group's promises and forgivings are nothing more than the sum of its individual members' promises and forgivings.