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for·bear 1

 (fôr-bâr′)
v. for·bore (-bôr′), for·borne (-bôrn′), for·bear·ing, for·bears
v.intr.
1. To keep oneself from doing something; hold back; refrain: forbear from making a comment.
2. To be tolerant or patient in the face of provocation.
v.tr.
1. To refrain from; resist: forbore criticizing them.
2. To restrain oneself so as not (to do something): "He saw that she was preoccupied, and forbore to question her" (Thomas Hardy).

[Middle English forberen, from Old English forberan, to endure; see bher- in Indo-European roots.]

for·bear′er n.

for·bear 2

 (fôr′bâr′)
n.
Variant of forebear.
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forbearing

(fɔːˈbɛərɪŋ)
adj
formal showing self-control and patience. Also (rare): forbearant
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.forbearing - showing patient and unruffled self-control and restraint under adversity; slow to retaliate or express resentment; "seemly and forbearing...yet strong enough to resist aggression"; "was longanimous in the face of suffering"
patient - enduring trying circumstances with even temper or characterized by such endurance; "a patient smile"; "was patient with the children"; "an exact and patient scientist"; "please be patient"
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forbearing

adjective
1. Enduring or capable of enduring hardship or inconvenience without complaint:
2. Not strict or severe:
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Translations
صَبور، مُتَسامِح
shovívavý
tålmodig
umburîarlyndur

forbearing

[fɔːˈbɛərɪŋ] ADJpaciente
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forbearing

[fɔːrˈbɛərɪŋ] adjpatient(e), tolérant(e)
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forbearing

adjnachsichtig; (= patient)geduldig
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forbearing

[fɔːˈbɛərɪŋ] adjpaziente, tollerante
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forˈbearance

(fəˈbeərəns) noun
patience; control of temper. She showed great forbearance.
forˈbearing adjective
patient. a patient and forbearing friend.
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References in classic literature ?
I try to write forbearingly on my side; I wish I could write acceptably as well.
Well, dearest little woman, we must look forbearingly on it.
I determined to persist, as delicately and forbearingly as possible.