Synonym of forbearing

Alternative for forbearing

Synonym: longanimous,

forbears, forborn, forborne, forbore, forbearing

Synonym: abstain, avoid, refrain,

Adjective

Characterized by patience and indulgence
patient tolerant long-suffering easy forgiving mild moderate indulgent merciful accommodating clement easy-going kind stoic stoical uncomplaining understanding calm lenient longanimous resigned restrained self-controlled self-restrained charitable considerate cool gentle humane humanitarian soft-shell thoughtful unflappable being big living with going easy on going easy with serene imperturbable unexcitable unruffled placid accepting tranquil equable composed even-tempered impassive mellow submissive philosophical good-natured easygoing phlegmatic philosophic unemotional self-possessed chilled with the patience of Job relaxed enduring nonchalant casual insouciant meek unconcerned collected docile amiable blithe laid-back unworried happy-go-lucky dispassionate fatalistic pleasant unperturbed deferential undemanding unhurried together easy-peasy good-humoured good-humored peaceful nonplussed affable free and easy cool, calm and collected stolid indifferent acquiescent compliant selfless unflustered breezy informal lax quiet friendly persistent persevering leisurely soft understated downbeat equanimous untiring inexcitable mild-tempered passive tender chilled out live-and-let-live low-key level-headed at ease low-pressure devil-may-care fortitudinous pacific liberal detached sober peaceable rational logical realistic unassuming warm soft-hearted flexible carefree practical sedate conciliatory warm-hearted modest sensitive compassionate tender-hearted sympathetic moral enlightened ethical wise profound temperate deep deep-thinking learned amenable untroubled permissive easy-oasy genial broad-minded mild-mannered good-tempered flat jejune subservient subdued spiritless obliging vapid complaisant obeisant smooth tame forbearant dull cordial agreeable open-minded generous unfazed

Adjective

Readily conforming to the authority or will of others
submissive compliant yielding malleable acquiescent accommodating amenable tractable manageable unassertive non-resisting passive obedient biddable dutiful duteous docile ductile pliant meek timid mild patient resigned subdued humble self-effacing spiritless deferential obsequious servile slavish self-abasing spineless groveling grovelling lamblike supine bootlicking subservient under someone's thumb resistless longanimous abject bowing down comformable complying domesticated giving-in ingratiating nonresistant nonresisting obeisant obeying pliable tame uncomplaining unresisting agreeable amiable conformable fawning kowtowing law-abiding lowly menial obliging placable soft subordinate surrendering controllable disciplinable governable handleable teachable trainable under one's thumb long-suffering tolerant quiet gentle non-resistant tolerating unresistant peaceable quiescent enduring stoical unprotesting fatalistic reconciled philosophical cordial accepting satisfied adapted well-disposed stoic calm genial willing relinquishing phlegmatic adjusted renouncing accommodated ready modest unassuming peaceful unpretentious complaisant nonviolent receptive lifeless non-violent demure shy non-aggressive retiring reverent unreceptive asleep disinterested latent stolid flat motionless cool poker-faced static bearing moony laid-back reflexive flaccid sleepy idle unflappable down-to-earth diffident unobtrusive unambitious hands off wishy-washy nothing orderly pabulum Milquetoast serene zero plain cowed lenient fearful walking through it going through motions cooperative persuadable persuasible manipulable milky easy sycophantic flexible adaptable respectful craven toadying base easily handled weak-kneed well-behaved docious ignoble reverential Uriah Heepish conformist consentient assentient accordant consenting assenting acceding agreeing conforming approving under someone's control convincible acquiescing suasible assentive susceptive game easily persuaded easygoing mellow usable childlike complacent easily manipulated polite sheepish supplicatory cringing easily influenced timorous mim self-conscious hesitant tentative apprehensive weak unctuous oily low oleaginous mean wimpish frightened boneless greasy toadyish wussy slimy brown-nosing cringey smarmy soapy forelock-tugging arse-licking excessively deferential apple-polishing sucky like a lamb to the slaughter ass-kissing eating crow eating humble pie beggarly despicable well-trained good observant under control disciplined elastic springy resilient well trained well disciplined devoted loyal honoring faithful sheeplike attentive regardful venerating honouring hearsome unquestioning supple spongy quaggy wrapped around finger in one's pocket on a string in one's power in one's clutches at one's beck and call mushy plastic tractile pappy squishy pulpy squashy

Adjective

Kind or lenient, often to excess
soft lenient tolerant forgiving indulgent compassionate overindulgent clement liberal permissive lax charitable benign benignant condoning easy easygoing gentle kind merciful light mild mollycoddling obliging pampering softhearted pardoning spoiling sympathetic tender generous gracious undemanding allowing complaisant compliant excusing permitting yielding easy-going tender-hearted weak boneless soft-hearted spineless kindly humane benevolent understanding magnanimous considerate kind-hearted pitying broad-minded accommodating humanitarian caring open-minded patient beneficent loving kindhearted moderate supportive fatherly thoughtful warm good-natured affectionate tenderhearted progressive accepting paternal amiable genial unprejudiced warmhearted unbigoted unbiased all heart sparing agreeable empathetic receptive maternal big friendly unselfish sensitive empathic motherly fatherlike altruistic latitudinarian responsive human protective catholic patriarchal favorable favourable libertarian cooperative nonjudgmental radical advanced temperate comforting giving free and easy approachable decent feeling concerned respectful amicable philanthropic goodhearted good-hearted big-hearted bleeding-heart large-hearted free acquiescent long-suffering easy-oasy flexible laissez-faire fond parental solicitous open fair susceptible attentive doting humoring affable mellow pleasant good unorthodox impartial nonconventional nonorthodox unconventional nontraditional humouring pleasing encouraging wide broad ruthful commiserative civilized lovable polite tactful selfless accessible likeable likable sociable neighborly sympathizing neighbourly condoling commiserating bighearted congenial cheerful sweet-tempered bleeding heart sympathising going easy on warm-hearted angelic brotherly helpful unoffensive great-hearted civilised well meaning good-humoured nice heart in right place good-humored vulnerable generous to a fault appreciative pitiful natural placable parent liberal-minded cosseting accommodative gratifying pliant willing to forgive non-restrictive perceptive reassuring comprehending understandable docile quiet placid soft-shelled overpermissive deceivable unprescriptive unrestricted live-and-let-live enlightened dupable consoling undogmatic dispassionate meek laid back favoring soft-shell emollient assuaging assuasive letting biddable submissive amenable trusting naive tractable unburdensome unsuspicious gullible deludable fleeceable unoppressive freethinking piteous humble modest mild-mannered unassuming cosmopolitan unshockable hands-off loose approving going along with having heart in right place favouring devoted watchful sheltering matriarchal able to live with reverent shy peaceful non-confrontational pacific peaceable dove-like lamblike demure well disposed well-disposed open-hearted do-good loving and giving old softie well-intentioned free-thinking just live with being big soft-spoken bland moral retiring cool sisterly dovelike harmless forward-thinking free thinking high-minded right-on non-partisan courteous wholesome eleemosynary unstinting soft touch benefic chivalrous calm sweet greathearted propitious open-handed dutiful lavish princely delightful bounteous public-spirited cordial good-tempered regardful well intentioned bountiful philanthropical gallant hospitable openhanded openhearted munificent noble engaging freehanded well-mannered deferential mindful avuncular left rational reasonable noninterventionist receiving avant-garde intelligent interested vigilant politically correct heedful righteous diplomatic civil circumspect discreet sentimental like a sport stoical uncomplaining stoic sophisticated easy on easy with

Noun

A renunciation of claims
quitclaim surrender renunciation relinquishment disclaimer resignation abjuration waiver release disavowal abandonment remission demission yielding denial repudiation eschewal abnegation abstention cancellation cancelation eschewing forswearing rebuff renouncement repeal sacrifice spurning veto refusal self-abnegation self-denial self-sacrifice giving up abdication capitulation rendition submitting capitulating handover cession submission rejection loss waiving forgoing disowning signing away disallowance refutation retraction negation contradiction withdrawal gainsaying reversal nonacceptance declination recantation casting aside turndown disaffirmation forsaking ceding rebuttal dissent nay quitting disapproval revocation recall reneging nix disconfirmation denegation avoidance no cold shoulder palinode casting off negative repulse prohibition brush-off annulment thumbs down nullification about-face volte-face abrogation knockback renouncing contraversion backpedaling unsaying backtracking retirement departure snub nonconsent handing over refutal repulsion declension defiance disproof apostasy pass knock-back adjuration retractation proscription exclusion refrainment laying down of arms dispensation dismissing surrendering renegement rejecting repudiating transfer desertion cessation backpedalling refusing refraining controversion disclamation termination conceding disclaiming no way concession admission of defeat dismissal stepping down denunciation disfavor non-acceptance regrets discountenancing brushoff ban noncompliance forbidding disfavour interdiction writ enjoinment turning down kick in the teeth renege protestation statement lack of acceptance betrayal defection disgorgement backdown noncommittal disaffirmance abstaining leaving rescission forbearance discarding vacating revulsion traversal nixing stonewall notice demurral setting aside deferral unacceptance declinature yielding up retiral vacation foregoing postponement tabling reservation negative response discontinuation tendering notification standing down grant stopping dropping evacuation declining desistance transferral bequest granting transference bounce elimination slap in the face kick in teeth nothing doing no dice bum's rush hard time no go the old heave-ho conveyance opposite contrary reverse succumbing antithesis inverse cave-in acquiescence defeat fall counterstatement converse withholding choice confutation rider criterion clause giving in appeasement prerequisite disassociation delivery specification dissociation relenting qualification condition provision dedition stipulation proviso requirement lack absence disacknowledgement giving way white flag antonym want opposition deficiency the elbow statement abnegation neutralization counterpart negatory nonexistence blank neutralisation refusal to acknowledge forget it

Noun

The acceptance of something undesirable but inevitable
resignation acceptance endurance fortitude patience compliance passivity sufferance acquiescence forbearance submission stoicism tolerance docility fatalism longanimity non-resistance passiveness nonresistance phlegm acknowledgement acknowledgment conformity deference humbleness humility lowliness meekness modesty patientness resignedness submissiveness lack of complaint lack of protest acceptance of the inevitable toleration restraint indifference impassiveness calmness imperturbability long-suffering coolness cool apathy unflappability emotionlessness impassivity bearing composure philosophicalness perseverance persistence dispassion serenity indulgence moderation grit guts Dunkirk spirit equanimity self-control self-restraint capacity backbone gutsiness heart intestinal fortitude numbness insensibility affectlessness philosophy self-possession leniency lenity temperance inactiveness nonparticipation unresponsiveness inaction inactivity long-sufferingness mildness clemency avoidance refraining abstinence resisting unconcern disinterest stolidity stolidness living with sobriety going easy on resolution stamina determination tenacity pertinacity staying power doggedness strength resoluteness stickability tirelessness indefatigability spunk bottle undergoing forebearance enduring allowance resistance continuing courage mettle ability standing pluck moxie suffering vitality withstanding survival will starch understanding tranquillity tranquility unexcitability equilibrium kindness consideration lenience poise constancy inexcitability placidity holding up even-temperedness even temper calm peace repose quiet peacefulness stillness placidness peace of mind sympathy imperturbation quietude collectedness aplomb broad-mindedness hush sangfroid restfulness liberality liberalism sereneness still permissiveness magnanimity charitableness ataraxia ataraxy charity quietness rest steadiness lull control fairness concession compassion grace humanity altruism benevolence permission sensitivity freedom liberalness license doldrums level-headedness countenance composedness tranquilness togetherness open-mindedness silence balance equability good will self-composedness cool-headedness presence of mind resilience steadfastness complaisance laxness lack of bias lack of prejudice contentment nerve reasonableness temperateness content moderateness justice measure constraint assurance levelheadedness justness judiciousness sedateness untroubledness coolheadedness sedation dispassionateness self-assurance golden mean forgiveness self-discipline peaceableness heartsease abstemiousness non-indulgence equableness ease stability nonchalance motionlessness smoothness confidence harmony sanction condonation detachment clearheadedness condoning sang-froid self-confidence even-mindedness mercifulness mercy bravery toughness hardness hardiness fearlessness vigor opposition vigour valour intrepidity strong-mindedness doughtiness pluckiness stout-heartedness firmness strength of character stoutheartedness grittiness resolve spine fiber spirit hardihood moral strength dauntlessness braveness pith boldness valor valorousness stick-to-itiveness courageousness firmness of purpose toughness of spirit stomach valiancy strength of mind fibre inner strength true grit what it takes

Verb

Present participle for to keep away or abstain from
avoiding refraining abstaining eschewing foregoing forgoing withholding abjuring desisting ceasing declining restraining shunning belaying bridling curbing escaping evading keeping omitting stopping inhibiting sacrificing keeping from giving up laying off abstaining from holding back leaving off refraining from restraining oneself stopping oneself withholding from restraining yourself steering clear of fighting shy of giving over going easy jacking in resisting the temptation to swearing off giving a wide berth to breaking off declining to renouncing relinquishing quitting kicking discontinuing yielding forsaking forswearing abandoning dropping refusing desisting from resigning surrendering abdicating halting resisting checking doing without packing in finishing suspending ceding concluding rejecting repudiating knocking off going without stopping oneself from restraining oneself from passing up leaving alone cutting out sitting out conceding ending dispensing with handing over waiving having done with passing disavowing spurning not doing laying aside repealing packing up withdrawing taking the cure taking the pledge parting with forbearing from preventing oneself from turning down preventing yourself from terminating holding back from surceasing pausing constraining starving fence-sitting fasting steering clear jacking something in bringing to an end bucking skipping staying neutral checking oneself not touching arresting interrupting calling a stop to calling a halt to not taking sides giving denying sitting on one's hands giving the go by avoiding doing having nothing to do with offering providing recanting retracting unsaying foreswearing disallowing reneging going on the wagon submitting volunteering extending passing on giving something a miss passing by saying goodbye to leaving out abnegating casting aside washing one's hands of turning one's back on canceling cancelling releasing proffering allowing gifting rescinding freeing revoking abrogating setting aside remitting rendering laying down delivering turning over breaking shedding letting go by dropping like hot potato letting pass opting out cutting loose coughing up casting taking the oath discarding quitting cold turkey deserting letting go of signing away dumping backing down standing down turning in ditching dropping out giving away casting off laying off of letting up ceasing to indulge in quitting cold kicking over kicking the habit calling it quits keeping off

Verb

Present participle for to be patient with
being patient accepting bearing bearing with enduring making allowance for putting up with showing forbearance standing tolerating suffering waiting making allowances for making allowance showing forbearance towards taking brooking stomaching living with supporting hacking countenancing swallowing sustaining abiding sweating out submitting to sticking out wearing absorbing biding undergoing handling tholing allowing permitting pocketing sticking withstanding weathering meeting going standing for going along with condoning sanctioning indulging admitting going through sitting still for grinning and bear it yielding to acknowledging consenting to coping with agreeing to toughing out facing braving approving conceding allowing for authorizing favouring favoring green-lighting giving the green light to bowing to authorising living through waiting out conceding to biting the bullet acquiescing bearing the brunt of grinning and bear humoring having receiving seeing meeting with staying the course admitting of letting sitting through approving of hanging tough sitting and taking it humouring taking kindly to resigning oneself to sticking it out sweating resigning oneself reconciling reconciling oneself maintaining keeping up with abiding by hanging in there sitting tight consenting deferring hanging in granting permission to granting giving the go-ahead to engaging in permitting to hearing of giving permission to allowing to digesting standing up to bearing up under passing through feeling passing licencing licensing seeing through persisting persevering excusing understanding pardoning laughing off forgiving accepting apology for playing the game agreeing facing the music capitulating taking one's medicine taking it took one's lumps going easy taking it easy confronting encountering assuming experiencing shouldering endorsing encouraging ignoring stringing along hearing blinking at winking at acceding to recognising recognizing turning a blind eye to abetting smiling on inviting giving green light giving the nod aiding coping commending giving stamp of approval stomaching something approbating applauding backing nodding at helping holding with confirming upholding getting behind signing off on championing giving the okay to going for advocating putting John Hancock on giving the thumbs up to coming up against submitting oneself to subjecting oneself to carrying riding out taking on coming to grips with facing up to making the best of becoming accustomed to becoming resigned to acquiescing to becoming reconciled to withtaking adjusting to onfanging getting used to acclimatizing oneself to reconciling oneself to surrendering to capitulating to sitting and take learning to live with accommodating oneself to

Antonym of forbearing

forbearing Idiom, Proverb

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