What does the word forgiving mean?

    Part of speech: adjective

  • Disposed to forgive.

  • Part of speech: adverb

  • Forgivingly.

Usage examples for forgiving

  1. Oh, Jesus, make me feel like praying for Bob and Ellis; make me want them to be Christians as hard as I did last night; make me feel like forgiving them. – Tip Lewis and His Lamp by Pansy
  2. She was, however, so sorry for a fault, she repented so soon, and then did all she could to repair it, that no one could help forgiving her. – The Talkative Wig by Eliza Lee Follen
  3. Sometimes he was seized with sudden moods of rebellion against his new slavery, and was almost rude to her, saying things which she would not have forgiven readily from another, but the child- woman appeared to find a keen delight in forgiving him. – The Princess Passes by Alice Muriel Williamson and Charles Norris Williamson