HyperDic: forbearing

English > 1 sense of the word forbearing:
ADJECTIVEallforbearing, longanimousshowing patient and unruffled self-control and restraint under adversity
English > forbearing: 1 sense > adjective 1
Meaningshowing patient and unruffled self-control and restraint under adversity; slow to retaliate or express resentment.
Example"seemly and forbearing...yet strong enough to resist aggression"
Synonymlonganimous
Broaderpatientenduring trying / trying circumstances with even temper or characterized by such endurance
Spanishsufrido
Catalansofert

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