verb (used with object), for·bore, for·borne, for·bear·ing.
verb (used without object), for·bore, for·borne, for·bear·ing.
Examples from the Web for forbearing
Some readers therefore concluded that the forbearing Dr. Spielvogel must be the hero of the novel.
Lorimer listened patiently with a forbearing smile on his open, ruddy countenance.Thelma|Marie Corelli
She would be so patient, forbearing, tender, she would at last force the child to love her.
They parted thus in renewed friendship, Donald forbearing to ask Henchard for meanings that were not very plain to him.The Mayor of Casterbridge|Thomas Hardy