Origin of forgiveness
Related formspre·for·give·ness, noun
Examples from the Web for forgiveness
Distraught, confused and ashamed, both men broke down in the courtroom, weeping like children and begging for forgiveness.
If it goes against their religion, all they have to do is ask for forgiveness.Christian Right-Wingers Love Porn: New Studies Suggest the Bible Belt Has A Kinky Side|Aurora Snow|October 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Not literally, but that was the impression I got; the hug was all-encompassing compassion, forgiveness and acceptance.
She said she would also tell the pope to focus first on prevention, instead of forgiveness.
Francis met with rape victims Monday and begged for their forgiveness.
It is when our forgiveness is tainted that we anticipate the “sweetness” of revenge.My Daily Meditation for the Circling Year|John Henry Jowett
My father's forgiveness must already be within the walls of this town.The Robbers|Friedrich Schiller
She smiled softly up to Georgiana's cold eyes, to get a look of forgiveness for her fiery speaking.Sandra Belloni, Complete|George Meredith
But, when he asks her forgiveness, she overwhelms him with foul abuse.Tolstoy|L. Winstanley
"We 'll not talk of forgiveness any more on either side," she returned wearily.The Mayor of Warwick|Herbert M. Hopkins