[fer-giv-nis] /fərˈgɪv nɪs/
act of ; state of being .
disposition or willingness to .
the act of forgiving or the state of being forgiven
willingness to forgive
Old English forgiefnes “pardon, forgiveness, indulgence;” see forgive + -ness.
- Forgiveness of sin
one of the constituent parts of justification. In pardoning sin, God absolves the sinner from the condemnation of the law, and that on account of the work of Christ, i.e., he removes the guilt of sin, or the sinner’s actual liability to eternal wrath on account of it. All sins are forgiven freely (Acts 5:31; […]
[fer-giv-ing] /fərˈgɪv ɪŋ/ adjective 1. disposed to ; indicating : a forgiving soul; a forgiving smile. 2. tolerant: The mountain is not forgiving of inexperienced climbers. [fer-giv] /fərˈgɪv/ verb (used with object), forgave, forgiven, forgiving. 1. to grant pardon for or remission of (an offense, debt, etc.); absolve. 2. to give up all claim on […]
[fer-giv-ing] /fərˈgɪv ɪŋ/ adjective 1. disposed to ; indicating : a forgiving soul; a forgiving smile. 2. tolerant: The mountain is not forgiving of inexperienced climbers. /fəˈɡɪvɪŋ/ adjective 1. willing to forgive; merciful adj. “inclined to forgive,” 1680s, from present participle of forgive. Related: Forgivingness.
[fawr-goh] /fɔrˈgoʊ/ verb (used with object), forwent, forgone, forgoing. 1. to abstain or refrain from; do without. 2. to give up, renounce, or resign. 3. Archaic. to neglect or overlook. 4. Archaic. to quit or leave. 5. Obsolete. to go or pass by. /fɔːˈɡəʊ/ verb (transitive) -goes, -going, -went, -gone 1. to give up or […]