Synonyms of 'forbearance'
1 patienceDictionary, resignation, restraint
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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Abstinence is the practice of abstaining from something such as alcoholic drink or sex, often for health or religious reasons.
six months of abstinence
Thesaurus for forbearance from the Collins English Thesaurus
If you say that someone has shown forbearance , you admire them for behaving in a calm and sensible way about something that they have a right to be very upset or angry about.