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Definition 1: inclined or able to forgive and show mercy - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where forgiving or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a kindly forgiving nature
  • a forgiving embrace to the naughty child

(forgiving is similar to ...) tolerant and forgiving under provocation

"our neighbor was very kind about the window our son broke"

(forgiving is similar to ...) not vindictive

Definition 2: providing absolution - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Synonyms for forgiving in the sense of this definition

(forgiving is similar to ...) clearing of guilt or blame

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