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Princeton's WordNet

  1. forbearing, longanimous(adj)

    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"


  1. forbearing(Adjective)

    Characterized by patience and indulgence; long-suffering: as, a forbearing temper.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Forbearing

    of Forbear

  2. Forbearing(adj)

    disposed or accustomed to forbear; patient; long-suffering

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