US: /fɝˈɡɪvnəs/, /fɔɹˈɡɪvnəs/
UK: /fəɡˈɪvnəs/

English Vietnamese dictionary

forgiveness /fə'giviɳnis/
  • danh từ
    • sự tha thứ; tính khoan dung, tính dễ tha thứ
      • to ask for forgiveness: xin tha thứ
      • to be full of forgiveness: có lòng khoan dung, dễ tha thứ
    • sự miễn nợ (cho ai), sự miễn (nợ)

Advanced English dictionary

+ noun
[U] the act of forgiving sb; willingness to forgive sb: to pray for God's forgiveness + the forgiveness of sins + He begged forgiveness for what he had done.

Thesaurus dictionary

1 pardon, reprieve, absolution, remission, acquittal, acquittance, amnesty, allowance, vindication, exculpation, exoneration, Archaic shrift:
Oh, Lord, I ask forgiveness for my sins.
2 mercy, mercifulness, compassion, grace, leniency, clemency, indulgence, tolerance:
He begged her forgiveness for the way he had treated her.

Collocation dictionary




find, have, receive
Do I have your forgiveness?
| ask (for), beg (for), pray for, seek | find
victims of violence who can nevertheless find forgiveness in their hearts
| offer (sb), show (sb)


~ for
He begged her forgiveness for his mistake.

Concise English dictionary

+compassionate feelings that support a willingness to forgive
+the act of excusing a mistake or offense