If you ask for forgiveness, you ask to be forgiven for something wrong that you have done. n-uncount
I offered up a short prayer for forgiveness., ...a spirit of forgiveness and national reconciliation.
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absolution, acquittal, amnesty, condonation, exoneration, mercy, overlooking, pardon, remission
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