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1. Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0
Spartan, accepting, armed with patience, benevolent, charitable, clement, compassionate, conciliatory, disciplined, easy, easygoing, endurant, enduring, forbearant, forgiving, generous, gentle, humane, indulgent, kind, lax, lenient, long-suffering, longanimous, magnanimous, merciful, mild, moderate, patient, patient as Job, persevering, philosophical, placable, self-controlled, soft, sparing, stoic, tender, tolerant, tolerating, tolerative, understanding, unresentful, unrevengeful
Dictionary Results for forbearing:
1. WordNet® 3.0 (2006)
forbearing
    adj 1: showing patient and unruffled self-control and restraint
           under adversity; slow to retaliate or express resentment;
           "seemly and forbearing...yet strong enough to resist
           aggression"; "was longanimous in the face of suffering"
           [syn: forbearing, longanimous]

2. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Forbear \For*bear"\ (f[o^]r*b[^a]r"), v. i. [imp.
   Forbore(Forbare, [Obs.]); p. p. Forborne; p. pr. & vb.
   n. Forbearing.] [OE. forberen, AS. forberan; pref. for- +
   beran to bear. See Bear to support.]
   1. To refrain from proceeding; to pause; to delay.
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            Shall I go against Ramoth-gilead to battle, or shall
            I forbear?                            --1 Kings
                                                  xxii. 6.
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   2. To refuse; to decline; to give no heed.
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            Thou shalt speak my words unto them, whether they
            will hear, or whether they will forbear. --Ezek. ii.
                                                  7.
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   3. To control one's self when provoked.
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            The kindest and the happiest pair
            Will find occasion to forbear.        --Cowper.
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            Both bear and forbear.                --Old Proverb.
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3. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Forbearing \For*bear"ing\, a.
   Disposed or accustomed to forbear; patient; long-suffering.
   -- For*bear"ing*ly, adv.
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