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Meaning of FORBEARING

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[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"
 

FORBEARING is a 10 letter word that starts with F.

 

 Synonyms: longanimous, patient
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\For*bear"ing\, a.
Disposed or accustomed to forbear; patient; long-suffering.
-- {For*bear"ing*ly}, adv.



 
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