Forgivingly
Forgiving For*giv"ing, a. Disposed to forgive; inclined to overlook offenses; mild; merciful; compassionate; placable; as, a forgiving temper. -- {For*giv"ing*ly}, adv. -- {For*giv"ing*ness}, n. --J. C. Shairp. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • forgivingly — adverb with forgiveness; in a forgiving manner Never mind, she said forgivingly • Ant: ↑unforgivingly • Derived from adjective: ↑forgiving * * * adverb see forgiving I …   Useful english dictionary

  • forgivingly — adverb see forgiving …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • forgivingly — See forgiving. * * * …   Universalium

  • forgivingly — adverb In a forgiving way …   Wiktionary

  • forgivingly — adv. in the manner of forgiving, in the manner of pardoning …   English contemporary dictionary

  • forgivingly — for·giv·ing·ly …   English syllables

  • forgiving — forgivingly, adv. forgivingness, n. /feuhr giv ing/, adj. 1. disposed to forgive; indicating forgiveness: a forgiving soul; a forgiving smile. 2. tolerant: The mountain is not forgiving of inexperienced climbers. [1680 90; FORGIVE + ING2] * * * …   Universalium

  • forgiving — adjective Date: 1623 1. willing or able to forgive 2. allowing room for error or weakness < designed to be a forgiving tennis racquet > • forgivingly adverb • forgivingness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Text and rubrics of the Roman Canon — Before the 1970 revision of the Roman Missal, the Mass had, in the Roman Rite, only one Anaphora or Eucharistic Prayer, which was referred to as the Canon of the Mass. Since the 1970 revision, which made only minimal changes in the text, but… …   Wikipedia

  • forgivingness — See forgivingly. * * * …   Universalium

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