Forgiveness Definition

fər-gĭvnĭs, fôr-
A forgiving or being forgiven; pardon.
Webster's New World
Inclination to forgive or pardon.
Webster's New World

Origin of Forgiveness

  • From Middle English forgiveness, forgifnes, from Old English forġifnes, forġiefnes, forġiefennes (“forgiveness, remission, indulgence, permission”, literally “forgivenness”), equivalent to forgiven +‎ -ness.

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