English Thesaurus

Synonyms of 'forbearing'

(adjective) 
Synonyms
patient
She was endlessly kind and patient with children.
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easy
I guess we've been too easy with our dogs.
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forgiving
People are not in a very forgiving mood.
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mild
He is a mild man, reasonable almost to the point of blandness.
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tolerant
They need to be tolerant of different points of view.
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clement
Her other stories are clement and compassionate.
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indulgent
His indulgent mother was willing to let him do what he wanted.
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long-suffering
I went back to my wonderful, long-suffering wife.
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lenient
The Professor takes a slightly more lenient view.
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merciful
We can only hope the court is merciful.

Additional synonyms

in the sense of clement
Definition
merciful
Her other stories are clement and compassionate.
in the sense of easy
Definition
tolerant and undemanding
I guess we've been too easy with our dogs.
Synonyms
in the sense of forgiving
Definition
willing to forgive
People are not in a very forgiving mood.

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