Definition of forgiver in US English:



  • See forgive

    • ‘He writes that ‘the ideal end-result of forgiveness is the restoration of the original relationship between the offender and the forgiver.’’
    • ‘They might identify either the partner or another person as the forgiver.’
    • ‘‘All my life I've been taught to forgive’ Jamie pauses ‘that forgiveness is in the forgiver, but I cant.’’
    • ‘High forgivers seemed more empathetic and warm, expressing more positive emotions towards others - including those who hurt them.’
    • ‘Finally, forgivers discover that they are free - free from resentment, anger, fear and hostility.’