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unforgivingness

Definitions

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  • n. The quality of being unforgiving.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The quality of being unforgiving; implacability.

Etymologies

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unforgiving +‎ -ness

Examples

  • The first 2 Terminator films were rated R for, not so much in blood and gore, but in the sense of unrelenting dread and unforgivingness.

    Terminator Salvation: The Future Begins Announced as PG-13 « FirstShowing.net

  • Judt believes you simply cannot discount the general situation in France, the hatred of right versus left, the hatred of Jews, the viciousness of the nationalists -- who had not forgotten the Paris Commune of 1871 -- the unforgivingness of the left, the incompetence of the generals.

    The Momentary and the More Permanent

  • But now they are sufficiently cleared from every imputation of unforgivingness; for, while I appeared to them in the character of a vile hypocrite, pretending to true penitence, yet giving up myself to profligate courses, how could I expect either their pardon or blessing?

    Clarissa Harlowe

  • And if you should be taken from us, what grief and what punishment are not treasuring up against themselves in the heavy reflections which their rash censures and unforgivingness will occasion them!

    Clarissa Harlowe

  • Evil thoughts, hardness of heart, suspicions, unforgivingness, hatred, being too impalpable for denunciation in the Decalogue but lying nearer to the hearts of most men than murder, theft, adultery, and perjury, were not equally abhorrent to her.

    John Caldigate

  • Her aunt had left out all that mattered — all the feeling, the hate, the love, the unforgivingness of passionate hearts.

    To Let

  • It would appear to me that in these days was sown the seeds of those differences of opinion between those close friends of many years 'standing which were later to develop into a feeling of personal hostility which, on the part of one of them (Mr Dillon) at least, was black and bitter in its unforgivingness.

    Ireland Since Parnell

  • Her aunt had left out all that mattered -- all the feeling, the hate, the love, the unforgivingness of passionate hearts.

    Complete Project Gutenberg John Galsworthy Works

  • It was in no spirit of unforgivingness, for he was perfectly civil; neither did he owe them any grudge, grudges being forbidden usually by dog law and only entertained by the poorest characters of all.

    'Murphy' A Message to Dog Lovers

  • And all unforgivingness of spirit and of temper in individuals and in nations, in public and in private matters, that, too, is in flagrant contradiction to the principles that are taught on the Cross to which you say you look for your salvation.

    Expositions of Holy Scripture Second Corinthians, Galatians, and Philippians Chapters I to End. Colossians, Thessalonians, and First Timothy.

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