(?), n. The act of forbearing or waiting; the exercise of patience.
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He soon shall find
Forbearance no acquittance ere day end.
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2. The quality of being forbearing; indulgence toward offenders or enemies; long-suffering.
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Have a continent forbearance, till the speed of his rage goes slower.

Syn. -- Abstinence; refraining; lenity; mildness.
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