Synonyms and Antonyms of forbearing
accepting pains or hardships calmly or without complaint <she was inspired by the forbearing patients of the intensive care unit> Synonyms patient, long-suffering, stoic (or stoical), tolerant, uncomplainingRelated Words lenient; acquiescent, passive, resigned, unresistant, yielding; agreeable, amenable, compliant, complying, conformist, docile, law-abiding, obedient, placable, submissive, subordinate, tractable, willing; slavish, subservient; amiable, obliging; collected, composed; constrained, contained, curbed, inhibited, repressed, restrained; disciplined, self-contained, self-controlled; apathetic, uncaring, unresponsiveNear Antonyms bored, tired, weary; defiant, resistant; contrary, disobedient, insubordinate, intractable, rebellious, recalcitrant, refractory, ungovernable, unmanageable, unrulyAntonyms complaining, fed up, impatient, kvetching, kvetchy, protesting
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