What does forbearing mean?

Definitions for forbearing

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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


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of forbearing in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of forbearing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Emeasoba George:

    Tolerance/forbearance of one's differences/weaknesses is what gives rise to a lasting friendship/relationship. I mean, without tolerance/forbearance there can't/won't be any lasting friendship/relationship. Thus, be/remain tolerant/forbearing.

  2. Emeasoba George:

    Tolerance or forbearance of one's differences or weaknesses is what gives rise to a lasting friendship or relationship. I mean, without tolerance or forbearance there can't/won't be any lasting friendship or relationship. Thus, be and remain tolerant or forbearing.

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