[ UK /fəɡˈɪvɪŋ/ ]
[ US /fɝˈɡɪvɪŋ, fɔɹˈɡɪvɪŋ/ ]
  1. providing absolution
  2. inclined or able to forgive and show mercy
    a kindly forgiving nature
    a forgiving embrace to the naughty child
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How To Use forgiving In A Sentence

  • With a bit of luck, this will finally spell the end of those unforgiving hipster trousers.
  • He was an unforgiving man who never forgot a slight.
  • They are more forgiving if the temperature's not perfect.
  • Football can be a cruel business and the Premiership is one of the most merciless and unforgiving of all leagues.
  • Forgiving someone who has wronged us is like canceling a debt.
  • All day the eye of the sky bulges, lidless and forgiving until darkness comes to roost undisturbed in its lashes.
  • Alaska showed itself to be wild, rugged, unforgiving - yet at the same time alluring and welcoming.
  • For $3.7 million, you, too, can sit in this singular creation, gaze out at the magnificent sunsets, watch eagles wheel against the bright blue empyrean, pit yourself against the bellowing 74-mile-an-hour winds, the arctic snows, the unforgiving landscape. Undone by a house of dreams
  • Its unforgiving tip dimples the skin of his chest.
  • But because they contain instructions for a computer's processor, executable files are less forgiving of tampering.
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