Related formsnon·for·bear·ance, noun
Examples from the Web for forbearance
Parenting a preschooler is hard (believe me, I know), and it takes a lot of time, energy, and forbearance to do it right.Why Giving Adderall to Toddlers Is So Completely, Utterly Wrong|Russell Saunders|May 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But selfies, like people, deserve our forgiveness, our forbearance, and our support.In Defense of the Selfie, Oxford English Dictionary’s Word of the Year|James Poulos|November 20, 2013|DAILY BEAST
But in the here and now of it, I ask for your patience, and forbearance, while I give it a shot.
He was a master of hilm—grace and forbearance—and used force only when absolutely necessary.
The Abb Radiguet, full of forbearance, did well in preaching forgiveness; they feared an accident.The Fte At Coqueville|Emile Zola
Forbearance and self-control smooth the road of life, and open many ways which would otherwise remain closed.Character|Samuel Smiles
I know not whether by fatigue in walking, or by forbearance of tea.Life Of Johnson, Volume 5|Boswell
The expression on the face of Deerfoot showed231 that all forbearance was ended.The Hunters of the Ozark|Edward S. Ellis
She treated that wretched boy with the most Christian forbearance during the rest of the meal.The World's Greatest Books, Volume V.|Arthur Mee and J.A. Hammerton, Eds.