Definition of 'forgiveness'
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It's not like you take something and ask for forgiveness. The Sun (2016)If it looks like she will go to the police, tell your wife now and beg for her forgiveness and support. The Sun (2016)I thank you and ask forgiveness. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I ask him for forgiveness, to let my son do his work. The Sun (2016)I ask for forgiveness for what Germans did to you. Times, Sunday Times (2017)If he won't talk to you, write him a letter asking for his forgiveness. The Sun (2016)He begged Mum for forgiveness and came back, but left again after a week. The Sun (2016)To me it is a power circuit of love and forgiveness. A Channel of Peace (1993)The second thing prayer requires is forgiveness. Christianity Today (2000)His life has been a series of prayers for forgiveness. Times, Sunday Times (2013)He begged forgiveness and they got back together the next day. The Sun (2015)An act of forgiveness will get family life back on track. The Sun (2009)And you need to seek forgiveness from others. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Most adults do not live in a world of forgiveness and unconditional love. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Fearing for their lives the family begged his forgiveness and offered all that they owned as compensation. The Gods of Asgard (1989)He saw money and power and pride as the true enemies of love and forgiveness and happiness. Times, Sunday Times (2013)In his message he begs forgiveness. The Sun (2014)We end, as we must, with an act of forgiveness but its sweet naivety is tinged with the bittersweet taste of experience. Times, Sunday Times (2015)
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British English: forgiveness NOUN
If you ask for forgiveness, you ask to be forgiven for something wrong that you have done.
...a spirit of forgiveness and national reconciliation.
Definition of forgiveness from the Collins English Dictionary
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