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    forbearing - Dictionary definition and meaning for word forbearing

    (adj) showing patient and unruffled self-control and restraint under adversity; slow to retaliate or express resentment
    Synonyms : longanimous
    Example Sentence
    • seemly and forbearing...yet strong enough to resist aggression
    • was longanimous in the face of suffering
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for forbearing

forbearing: bearing pain for long time without resisting. forbear: take pain in REFRAINING or abstaining smoking( for smock snatchers)

he can BEAR FOR his RING which he kept in pawn..

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