forbearing

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Present participle of forbear
Characterized by patience and indulgence; long-suffering: as, a forbearing temper
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"
approval Someone who is forbearing behaves in a calm and sensible way at a time when they would have a right to be very upset or angry. = tolerant. patient and willing to forgive
yet strong enough to resist aggression"; "was longanimous in the face of suffering
Disposed or accustomed to forbear; patient; long-suffering
showing patient and unruffled self-control and restraint under adversity; slow to retaliate or express resentment; "seemly and forbearing
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To refuse; to decline; to give no heed
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Alternative spelling of forebear

Beginning with the bald declaration “I think I was cold in the womb,” the speaker in “The Forbears” then decides that his brother (who died soon after birth) must also have been cold in the womb, like his grandfather John and the forbears who antedated John:.

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To control oneself when provoked
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{v} to cease, stop, abstain, decline, spare
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To treat with consideration or indulgence
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To control one's self when provoked
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not do something; "He refrained from hitting him back"; "she could not forbear weeping"
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Forebear, ancestor
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To keep away from; to avoid; to abstain from; to give up; as, to forbear the use of a word of doubtful propriety
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{i} ancestor, forefather
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To refrain from proceeding; to pause; to delay
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To cease from bearing
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To keep away from; to avoid; to abstain from; to give up
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{f} refrain from, desist from, hold back
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An ancestor; a forefather; usually in the plural
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To control ones self when provoked
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a person from whom you are descended
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If you forbear to do something, you do not do it although you have the opportunity or the right to do it. I forbore to comment on this Protesters largely forbore from stone-throwing and vandalism. to not do something you could or would like to do because you think it is wiser not to forbear from. a forebear
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