FORGIVEN in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of FORGIVEN
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
forgiven
 v.  absolve from payment
 v.  stop blaming or grant forgiveness
Classic Sentence: (34 in 3 pages)
1  Everything was in its place, however, and after a hasty glance into her various closets, bags, and boxes, Jo decided that Amy had forgiven and forgotten her wrongs.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER EIGHT
2  Neither said a word, but they hugged one another close, in spite of the blankets, and everything was forgiven and forgotten in one hearty kiss.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER EIGHT
3  Ashamed of his momentary pique, Laurie squeezed the kind little hand, and said frankly, "I'm the one to be forgiven."
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER THIRTEEN
4  She had confessed her sins and been forgiven, but when she showed her savings and proposed a mountain trip, Beth had thanked her heartily, but begged not to go so far away from home.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER THIRTY-SIX
5  But it is true, Nora, I swear it; I have forgiven you everything.
A Doll's House By Henrik Ibsen
Get Context   In ACT III
6  I have forgiven you, Nora; I swear to you I have forgiven you.
A Doll's House By Henrik Ibsen
Get Context   In ACT III
7  Very soon you won't need me to assure you that I have forgiven you; you will yourself feel the certainty that I have done so.
A Doll's House By Henrik Ibsen
Get Context   In ACT III
8  There is something so indescribably sweet and satisfying, to a man, in the knowledge that he has forgiven his wife--forgiven her freely, and with all his heart.
A Doll's House By Henrik Ibsen
Get Context   In ACT III
9  As you hope ever to be forgiven, Mr. Rivers, the high crime and misdemeanour of spoiling a sanded kitchen, tell me what I wish to know.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIII
10  No doubt he had invoked the help of the Holy Spirit to subdue the anger I had roused in him, and now believed he had forgiven me once more.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXV
11  The witch shall be taken out of the land, and the wickedness thereof shall be forgiven.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVI
12  These two men had not forgiven each other about the Julia flirtation.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 4
13  Edmund would be forgiven for being a clergyman, it seemed, under certain conditions of wealth; and this, she suspected, was all the conquest of prejudice which he was so ready to congratulate himself upon.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLV
14  She was humble, and wishing to be forgiven; and Mr. Yates, desirous of being really received into the family, was disposed to look up to him and be guided.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLVIII
15  He had not forgiven Anne Elliot.
Persuasion By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 7
Example Sentence:
1  I suspect that Rodney has never quite forgiven either of them.
2  Leave, let all become simple, so that all have reason to be forgiven, let us come again.
3  If woman be the weaker creature, her frailty should be the more readily forgiven.
4  Despite their mechanical complexity and the need for piloting skills akin to riding a unicycle, a helicopter's idiosyncrasies can quickly be forgiven.