Definition of Forgivable

1. Adjective. Easily excused or forgiven. "A venial error"

Exact synonyms: Excusable, Venial
Similar to: Pardonable



Definition of Forgivable

1. a. Capable of being forgiven; pardonable; venial.

Definition of Forgivable

1. Adjective. Able to be forgiven; excusable ¹

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Definition of Forgivable

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Forgivable

forgetter
forgetters
forgettest
forgetteth
forgettil
forgetting
forgettingly
forgettings
forgettle
forging
forging ahead
forgings
forgit
forgitty
forgiv'n
forgivable (current term)
forgivably
forgive
forgive and forget
forgiveable
forgived
forgiven
forgiven and forgotten
forgiveness
forgivenesses
forgiver
forgivers
forgives
forgives and forgets
forgivest

Literary usage of Forgivable

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1. Our Recent Actors: Being Recollections Critical, And, in Many Instances by Westland Marston (1888)
"... Second— Spectacular and archaeological revivals—Danger of excess in these directions—Charles Kean in private—His forgivable egoism—His bonhomie, humour, ..."

2. Princeton Theological Review by Princeton Theological Seminary (1914)
"Blasphemy against the Son of Man takes its place, therefore, as one of a class,—the class of forgivable blasphemies. Wherever it may rank within this class, ..."

3. The Expositor edited by Samuel Cox, William Robertson Nicoll, James Moffatt (1896)
"2 The idea is not: blasphemy against the Son of man comes next to blasphemy against the Holy Ghost in heinousness, and therefore is barely forgivable. ..."

4. With Open Face: Or, Jesus Mirrored in Matthew, Mark and Luke by Alexander Balmain Bruce (1896)
"1 The idea is not: blasphemy against the Son of man comes next to blasphemy against the Holy Ghost in heinous- ness, and therefore is barely forgivable. ..."

5. Millennial Dawn by Charles Taze Russell, Watch Tower Bible and Tract Society (1899)
"... sin is forgivable through the grace of God in Christ—through faith in and acceptance of his atonement: and to the proportion that any sin was wilful, ..."

6. The Atonement Between God and Manby Charles Taze Russell by Charles Taze Russell (2000)
"To the proportion of its ignorance and weakness any sin is forgivable through the grace of God in Christ—through faith in and acceptance of his atonement: ..."

7. A Book of Verse of the Great War by William Reginald Wheeler (1917)
"Then we can walk together, I with you, Or you, or you, along some quiet road, And talk the foolish, old, forgivable talk, And laugh together; you will turn ..."

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