Definition of forbearing


Scrabble & Words with Friends points

  • forbearing is a valid Scrabble word with a point value of 16 according to TWL06 dictionary
  • forbearing is a valid Words with Friends word with a point value of 19 according to ENABLE dictionary

Definition of forbearing

  • showing patient and unruffled self-control and restraint under adversity; slow to retaliate or express resentment (adjective)

    Examples

    1. seemly and forbearing...yet strong enough to resist aggression

    Synonyms

    1. longanimous

See definition of forbearing in Merriam Webster