noun see unforgiving

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • unforgivingness — “+ noun Etymology: unforgiving + ness : the quality or state of being unforgiving : implacability, vindictiveness the unforgivingness of passionate hearts John Galsworthy * * * unforgivˈingness n(1) • • • Main Ent …   Useful english dictionary

  • unforgivingness — un·forgivingness …   English syllables

  • unforgiving — unforgivingness, n. /un feuhr giv ing/, adj. 1. not disposed to forgive or show mercy; unrelenting. 2. not allowing for mistakes, carelessness, or weakness: the unforgiving nature of aviation. [1705 15; UN 1 + FORGIVING] * * * …   Universalium

  • unforgiving — adjective Date: 1713 1. unwilling or unable to forgive 2. having or making no allowance for error or weakness < an unforgiving environment where false moves can prove fatal Jaclyn Fierman > • unforgivingness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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