Synonyms for Forbearance:


long-suffering, resignation, accept. attribute (noun)
patience, longanimity.
forgiveness (noun)
grace (noun)
clemency, benevolence.
kindness (noun)
cordiality, amiability.
patience (noun)
restraint (noun)
self-control, study at patience, abstinence.

Other synonyms:

toleration, abstinence. charitableness. patience
strength, patience.

Usage examples for forbearance

  1. Borodaile, touched by a forbearance which he had so little right to expect, hastened to the spot. – The Disowned, Complete by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  2. The patient forbearance of the Employers has produced great changes. – The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus by American Anti-Slavery Society
  3. Kitty stared at Gertrude, wondering much at such unusual delicacy and consideration, and instinctively admiring a forbearance of which she was conscious she should herself have been incapable. – The Lamplighter by Maria S. Cummins