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Meaning of FORGIVING

Pronunciation:  fur'giving

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  providing absolution
  2. [adj]  inclined or able to forgive and show mercy; "a kindly forgiving nature"; "a forgiving embrace to the naughty child"
 

FORGIVING is a 9 letter word that starts with F.

 

 Synonyms: absolvitory, exculpatory, exonerative, kind, tolerant, unvindictive
 
 Antonyms: unforgiving
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\For*giv"ing\, a.
Disposed to forgive; inclined to overlook offenses; mild;
merciful; compassionate; placable; as, a forgiving temper. --
{For*giv"ing*ly}, adv. -- {For*giv"ing*ness}, n. --J. C.
Shairp.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: accepting, benevolent, clement, compassionate, conciliatory, easy, easygoing, forbearant, forbearing, generous, gentle, humane, kind, lax, lenient, longanimous, long-suffering, magnanimous, merciful, mild, moderate, patient, placable, soft, sparing, tender, tolerant, unresentful, unrevengeful
 

 

 

 

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