"forbearance" Definition

  1. n. The act of forbearing or waiting; the exercise of patience.
  2. n. The quality of being forbearing; indulgence toward offenders or enemies; long-suffering.

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Position in dictionary: 38990 of 111710 words.
Word Type: n., n.,
Words that start with "forbearance": 1
Words that end with "forbearance": 1
Words that contain "forbearance": 1
Next words in dictionary: forbearant, forbearer, forbearing, forbid, forbiddance
Previous words in dictionary: forbear, forbathe, forbare, forbade, forayer

English Dictionary Definition of forbearance

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