Synonyms for forbearance
|Grammar : Noun|
|Spell : fawr-bair-uhns|
|Phonetic Transcription : fɔrˈbɛər əns|
Top 10 synonyms for forbearance
Définition of forbearanceOrigin :
- 1570s, originally legal, in reference to enforcement of debt obligations, from forbear (v.) + -ance. General sense of "refraining from" is from 1590s.
- noun resisting, avoidance
- It was the greatest stretch of forbearance I could practise.
- Extract from : « Lady Susan » by Jane Austen
- You must suppress your gratitude, and endeavour to forget my forbearance in the matter of the bracelet.
- Extract from : « Barnaby Rudge » by Charles Dickens
- He did not understand the law or appreciate their forbearance.
- Extract from : « Bunyan » by James Anthony Froude
- There is a limit to forbearance and I considered that limit reached.
- Extract from : « The Rise of Roscoe Paine » by Joseph C. Lincoln
- When the memory of it returns to me I marvel at my own forbearance.
- Extract from : « The Trampling of the Lilies » by Rafael Sabatini
- She had been badly dealt with by her allies, but forbearance was her rule of living.
- Extract from : « England and Germany » by Emile Joseph Dillon
- It has a European reputation for long-suffering, patience, and forbearance.
- Extract from : « A Day's Ride » by Charles James Lever
- "I have no use for your forbearance," muttered General Feraud, gloomily.
- Extract from : « A Set of Six » by Joseph Conrad
- I have really imposed too much upon every one's forbearance.
- Extract from : « Tony Butler » by Charles James Lever
- For this—as you are never to be paid—the obligation of your forbearance will be the greater.
- Extract from : « Nuts and Nutcrackers » by Charles James Lever
Antonyms for forbearance
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