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    forbearance

    forbearance - Dictionary definition and meaning for word forbearance

    Definition
    (noun) good-natured tolerance of delay or incompetence
    Synonyms : longanimity , patience
    Definition
    (noun) a delay in enforcing rights or claims or privileges; refraining from acting
    Example Sentence
    • his forbearance to reply was alarming
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for forbearance

FOR BEARing something such as requires PATIENCE

FOR + BEARING ... What is needed for bearing some uninteresting stuff ? --- PATIENCE

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split it as FOR+BEAR+ANCE...'for'getting the 'beer' frm de shop we shld have PATIENCE

FOUR BEARS want to DANCE, but must wait their turn on the dance card.

i can bear to wait for you (bear for you) ... so i am patient

4 bears (animal) are under the tree on which u are hiding,, u need a lot of patience, to wait for them to leave

Bear means::Put up with something or somebody unpleasant. I cannot bear this GRE vocab anymore. My head is going to implode...So Forbearance = 4 * bear. That's lot of patience.

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