Definition of forgiveness noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

forgiveness

 noun
noun
NAmE//fərˈɡɪvnəs//
 
[uncountable]
 
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the act of forgiving someone; willingness to forgive someone to pray for God's forgiveness the forgiveness of sins He begged forgiveness for what he had done.
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