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Definition of "forbearing" []

  • Characterized by patience and indulgence; long-suffering: as, a forbearing temper. (adjective)
  • Present participle of forbear. (verb)

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Use "forbearing" in a sentence
  • "Generous, too, he appeared to her, in forbearing to apply to Sir Hugh, without her permission; disinterested, in declaring he did not wish for her hand without her heart: and noble, in not seeking her in a clandestine manner, but referring every thing to"
  • "By long forbearing is a prince persuaded, Prov. xxv."
  • "15 By long forbearing is a prince persuaded, and a soft tongue breaketh the bone."