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Forbearance Definition in Context with Images

Forbearance definition in context with images and synonyms from the book, Vocabulary for the College-Bound Student. Learn the word, forbearance, in authentic short sentences and passages to improve your reading comprehension as well.

/fɔːˈbeə.rəns/ (noun)

Forbearance definition

the quality of having patience, self-control and forgiveness especially in the face of problems and crises, tolerance, resignation, fortitude, moderation, endurance, leniency, restraint


Do life’s small and large annoyances make you feel like blowing your top? OK, you know the annoyances aren’t going away. So maybe it’s time to cultivate more patience and forbearance.

Contrary to what you may believe, patience isn’t solely the domain of kindergarten teachers and saints. It’s a skill that everyone can develop and strengthen.

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Parts of speech

Verb: forbear

Adjective: forbearing

Adverb: forbearingly

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