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Definition 1: a delay in enforcing rights or claims or privileges; refraining from acting - [noun denoting act]

Samples where forbearance or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • his forbearance to reply was alarming

(forbearance is a kind of ...) the act of delaying; inactivity resulting in something being put off until a later time

Definition 2: good-natured tolerance of delay or incompetence - [noun denoting attribute]

Synonyms for forbearance in the sense of this definition

(forbearance is a kind of ...) a cheerful, obliging disposition

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