All Adjective Verb Noun
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  • She thought it must mean that he was very near to forgiving her. Cited from The Devil's Garden, by W. B. Maxwell
  • Do you suppose a man's mother could live two or three months without one forgiving thought? Cited from The Return of the Native, by Thomas Hardy
  • She knew that is she had had such things said to her she could not have appeared so forgiving. Cited from By the Light of the Soul, by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
  • She's the one that has got the forgiving to do, not you. Cited from The Sheriff's Son, by William MacLeod Raine
  • Recent work has focused on what kind of person is more likely to be forgiving.
  • Instead of forgiving him, she attacks him, giving him a black eye.
  • He was also forgiving to his subjects, and was therefore supported by them.
  • Not by any means is there giving and forgiving not by any means. Cited from Matisse Picasso and Gertrude Stein, by Gertrude Stein
  • The less forgiving people reported a greater number of health problems.
  • A man that can come three thousand miles to own up to a wrong is worth forgiving. Cited from A Knight of the Nets, by Amelia E. Barr
  • But say it in such a way that I can hear that you are forgiving me. Cited from Plays by August Strindberg, Second series, by August Strindberg
  • But I could see her forgiving him, but knowing her it would take a while.
  • And when one does and does not get it, one feels forgiving sometimes. Cited from Crowds, by Gerald Stanley Lee
  • You were noble and forgiving then, because you had not yet suffered. Cited from The World's Best Literature, Ancient And Modern, Vol. 3, Ed. by Warner
  • A lower pressure per square inch of surface area is a bit more forgiving.
  • However some schools are more forgiving, and do not mandate make-up days.
  • Her friends would be long in forgiving either of them, and find ways enough to hurt them both. Cited from The Highwayman, by H.C. Bailey
  • He has suffered too much at my hands to be in a forgiving mood. Cited from In the Midst of Alarms, by Robert Barr
  • It seems as though there is an opening, the American public is very forgiving.
  • Think what a vast opportunity was then lost of beginning a forgiving and honest course. Cited from The Return of the Native, by Thomas Hardy
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Root form of forgiving is forgive for the verb.

Words starting with forgiving

Meaning of forgiving

  • verb Stop blaming or grant forgiveness
    I forgave him his infidelity, She cannot forgive him for forgetting her birthday
  • verb Absolve from payment
    I forgive you your debt
  • adjective Inclined or able to forgive and show mercy
    a kindly forgiving nature, a forgiving embrace to the naughty child