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Definition 1: showing patient and unruffled self-control and restraint under adversity; slow to retaliate or express resentment - [adjective satellite denoting all]

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

  • seemly and forbearing...yet strong enough to resist aggression
  • was longanimous in the face of suffering

Synonyms for forbearing in the sense of this definition

(forbearing is similar to ...) 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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