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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Willingness to wait.

Usage examples (34)
  • There is, however, a limit at which forbearance ceases to be a virtue.
  • His forbearance to reply was alarming
  • Great self-respect is as often manifested in forbearance as in resentment, said Herbert, soothingly.
  • It's important to continue making payments until your request for deferment or forbearance is granted. for more
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