Meaning of unforgiven in English:


Pronunciation /ʌnfəˈɡɪv(ə)n/


  • Not forgiven.

    ‘the catalogue of unforgiven wrongs simply grows and grows’
    • ‘If the victim cannot bring him or herself to forgive, then the perpetrator remains unforgiven, there is no release.’
    • ‘But despite her anti-violence efforts and an increasing appreciation of her art, Ono remains largely unforgiven.’
    • ‘They are among the least trusted, most abused people on the planet, and their sins can go unforgiven for decades.’
    • ‘My mother would say, ‘You are not sleeping well because you are haunted by your unforgiven sins.’’
    • ‘It is ‘a fearful thing to fall into the hands of the living God’ if we remain in a rebellious and unforgiven state.’
    • ‘Leaving aside the anger of the unforgiven son towards the harsh and rejecting father, Jung is saying that there are different mechanisms by which different humans react to the same stressors.’
    • ‘If you died with sins unforgiven, you'd need to spend a certain amount of time in a place called Purgatory before finally going to Heaven.’
    • ‘If his right to grant remission in such cases were despised, the guilt would remain entirely unforgiven.’
    • ‘He remains unforgiven in some corners of the Boulevard for leaving to join arch-enemies Leeds.’
    • ‘Their debut song was a maudlin affair - to say the least - that dredged up just about every unforgiven sin and memory in his poor tortured soul.’
    • ‘Haunted by having caused the death of a baby brother and believing himself forever unforgiven by his beloved and loving mother, he frittered himself away as a minor actor in his father's company, boozing and wenching.’
    • ‘Rain and Travis had talked to each other without me around and even though I could see some unforgiven issues between them, they were getting along and were warming to one another.’
    • ‘There was always gossip about longtime rivalries and unforgiven grudges, but they were reluctant to air secrets which might tarnish their collective image.’
    • ‘Our Lord does tell us that there is an unforgiven sin.’
    • ‘They may know about your unforgiven sins and won't hesitate to blurt out all the dirty little facts through the mouth of the victim you are trying to help.’
    • ‘Her father, General Ross, is the unforgiving and unforgiven force, a person programmed by duty.’
    • ‘Though I felt that Dylan didn't hold any grudge against me, my heart tells me I remain unforgiven.’
    • ‘When that sin remains unconfessed and unforgiven it remains here in our bodies creating all sorts of problems.’