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.
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