- forgiveness ► NOUN ▪ the action of forgiving or the state of being forgiven.
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Forgiveness — doesn t mean that you deny the other person s responsibility for hurting you, and it doesn t minimize or justify the wrong. You can forgive the person without excusing the act. Depending on the degree and circumstance of the offense, (typically,… … Wikipedia
FORGIVENESS — FORGIVENESS, the act of absolving or pardoning; the state of being pardoned. In the Bible The biblical concept of forgiveness presumes, in its oldest strata, that sin is a malefic force that adheres to the sinner and that forgiveness is the… … Encyclopedia of Judaism
Forgiveness — For*give ness, n. [AS. forgifnes.] 1. The act of forgiving; the state of being forgiven; as, the forgiveness of sin or of injuries. [1913 Webster] To the Lord our God belong mercies and forgivenesses. Dan. ix. 9. [1913 Webster] In whom we have … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
Forgiveness — Single par Ayumi Hamasaki extrait de l’album Memorial Address Face A Forgiveness Face B divers remixes Sortie 20 août 2003 … Wikipédia en Français
Forgiveness — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda «forgiveness» Sencillo de Ayumi Hamasaki del álbum Memorial address Publicación 20 de agosto del 2003 Formato Maxi single … Wikipedia Español
forgiveness — (n.) O.E. forgiefnes pardon, forgiveness, indulgence; see FORGIVE (Cf. forgive) + NESS (Cf. ness) … Etymology dictionary
forgiveness — index absolution, amnesty, clemency, condonation, dispensation (exception), exoneration, grace, indulge … Law dictionary
forgiveness — [n] pardon; end of blame absolution, acquittal, amnesty, charity, clemency, compassion, condonation, dispensation, exculpation, exoneration, extenuation, grace, immunity, impunity, indemnity, justification, lenience, lenity, mercy, overlooking,… … New thesaurus
forgiveness — [fər giv′nis] n. 1. a forgiving or being forgiven; pardon 2. inclination to forgive or pardon … English World dictionary
forgiveness — A re establishment of personal relations after a rupture. Although in the OT God does not forgive automatically, as though that is what he exists for, he is described as always ready to forgive when the right conditions are in place (Neh. 9:17).… … Dictionary of the Bible