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.
Moby thesaurus: Spartan, accepting, armed with patience, benevolent, charitable, clement, compassionate, conciliatory, disciplined, easy, easygoing, endurant, enduring, forbearant, forgiving, generous, gentle, humane, indulgent, kind ... show more.
A person from whom you are descended.
Refrain from doing.
synonym: hold back.
Resist doing something:
— She could not forbear weeping.
Dutch: abstineren, inhouden, laten, nalaten, onthouden
Moby thesaurus: abstain, abstain from, avoid, be patient, bear, bear with composure, bridle, carry on, carry through, cease, curb, desist, dispense with, do without, endure, escape, eschew, evade, forgive, forgo ... show more.
debug info: 0.0491