Definitions For Forbearing


  • Showing patient and unruffled self-control and restraint under adversity; slow to retaliate or express resentment


  • To choose not to do (something that you could do) : to avoid doing or saying (something)

Is Forbearing a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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Words with Friends

The word Forbearing is worth 16 points in Scrabble and 19 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Forbearing in a Sentence

  • He carefully forbore any mention of her name for fear of upsetting them.
  • We decided to forbear provoking him any further.
  • We decided to forbear from provoking him any further.

Synonyms for Forbearing

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