Synonyms and Antonyms of forbearance
the capacity to endure what is difficult or disagreeable without complaining
- We thank you for your forbearance while we attend to the technical difficulties interrupting the TV program.
amenability, compliance, conformism, docility, obedience, subordination, tractability, willingness
kind, gentle, or compassionate treatment especially towards someone who is undeserving of it
- The judge showed forbearance, and gave the first offender a suspended sentence.
empathy, pity, sympathy, understanding
commiseration, favor, grace
benevolence, care, compassion, gentleness, goodness, goodwill, humaneness, kindliness, kindness, tenderness
altruism, generosity, magnanimity, nobility
hard-heartedness, mercilessness, pitilessness, ruthlessness, uncharitableness
reprisal, requital, retaliation, retribution, revenge, vengeance
venom, vindictiveness, virulence, vitriol
atrocity, barbarity, brutality, cruelty, sadism, savageness, savagery, truculence, viciousness, violence, wantonness
castigation, chastisement, discipline, punishment, scolding
abhorrence, abomination, detestation, execration, hate, hatred, loathing