Synonyms of forbearance
• a high degree of tolerance and forbearance
• She lost her patience and shrieked, `Just shut up, will you?'
• his tolerance and understanding of diverse human nature
• He called on all parties to show moderation.
• The judge rejected pleas for leniency.
• The age of hedonism was replaced by a new era of temperance.
• One reason for his success was his mildness and dignity.
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abstinenceAbstinence is the practice of abstaining from something such as alcoholic drink or sex, often for health or religious reasons.
• six months of abstinence
• tax avoidance
Thesaurus for forbearance from the Collins English Thesaurus