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Example sentences for "forbearing"

Lexicographically close words:
forbare; forbear; forbearance; forbeare; forbeareth; forbears; forbede; forbid; forbidd; forbidden
  1. But "by long forbearing a prince is persuaded, and a soft tongue breaketh the bone," Prov.

  2. Cause us to love one another with a pure heart, forbearing and forgiving one another, if any have a quarrel against another, even as Christ forgave us.

  3. Volition is the actual exercise of the power the mind has to order the consideration of any idea, or the forbearing to consider it.

  4. The denial of one's self; forbearing to gratify one's own desires; self-sacrifice.

  5. The act of forbearing or waiting; the exercise of patience.

  6. The state of forbearing sleep, especially for solemn or festive purposes; a vigil.

  7. I have been forbearing toward you many times.

  8. So, as we neither of us overrate the possibilities of happiness in marriage, perhaps we might, if you would be a little forbearing with me, succeed in proving that we have greatly underrated them.

  9. Halcro, who, though forbearing to contradict his landlord from a sense of respect, was not a whit inclined to abandon his argument to any meaner authority.

  10. Defn: The act of forbearing or waiting; the exercise of patience.

  11. Law) Defn: Compensation or remuneration for services; a sum of money paid or taken for doing, or forbearing to do, some act.

  12. Volition is the actual exercise of the power the mind has to order the consideration of any idea, or the forbearing to consider it.

  13. For which cause, forbearing no longer, we thought it good to remain at Athens alone.

  14. For this cause also, I, forbearing no longer, sent to know your faith: lest perhaps he that tempteth should have tempted you: and our labour should be made vain.

  15. I have not had the patience I ought to have had with my little girl-wife, have not been so forbearing and kind as I meant to be.

  16. I must have acted like a brute to grieve her so deeply, I should not have undertaken the care of a child who I knew had been spoiled by unlimited petting and indulgence, if I could not be more forbearing and tender with her.

  17. But now I want you to promise me, my child, that you will be kind and forbearing toward poor little motherless Lulu.

  18. I love the place at which I so long resided, and I hope most sincerely that he may not be removed, but that he may continue to dispense to that extensive region, the blessings of a mild, forbearing administration.

  19. I have seen mulattos of free birth as kind, as lenient, and as forbearing to their slaves and other dependants as any white man.

  20. Yet, behold the forbearing love of this Saviour of God!

  21. Render victorious Thy forbearing servants in Thy days by granting them a befitting victory, inasmuch as they have sought martyrdom in Thy path.

  22. Forbearing and forgiving" are not new virtues.

  23. It is certainly true that the State legislatures, by forbearing the appointment of senators, may destroy the national government.

  24. The letters he wrote to them show better than whole volumes of description could do the helpful and forbearing spirit in which he sought to aid them.

  25. Americans have always been forbearing at the start; but let them get once thoroughly roused and they make things hot enough for the aggressors.

  26. He might well do that, because, as you know of course, we were in the right, fighting against oppression and wrongs fit to rouse the indignation of the most patient and forbearing of mortals.

  27. For thus extorting a national symbol from the schooner, the mate was sharply rebuked at a suitable moment, though nothing could have been more forbearing than the deportment of his commander when they first met.

  28. In the spirit of forbearing kindness toward a sister republic, which Mexico has so long abused, the United States promptly complied with her request.

  29. I could never be so merciful and forbearing as you," said Meta.

  30. I am afraid I have not been as forbearing with her as I ought," I said.

  31. I will read it over when the sense of my deficiencies overwhelms me, while I ask God why He has given me such a patient, forbearing husband.

  32. Mother has been very patient and forbearing with me all day.

  33. Because it makes us more self-denying, more charitable, more forbearing in every relation of life, it will make others inquire concerning the hope that is in us.

  34. At first he is forbearing and encouraging; but in the end, when no improvement is visible, the honeymoon begins to wane much more rapidly than either anticipated.

  35. But how that same forbearing world indemnifies itself on poor Mrs. Peony!

  36. I was not always the old cripple you are so forbearing with now.

  37. I will do all I can to repair my former ingratitude—only be forbearing with me—if not for my sake, at least for the sake of my unborn babe!

  38. The above list will hopefully give you a few useful examples demonstrating the appropriate usage of "forbearing" in a variety of sentences. We hope that you will now be able to make sentences using this word.
    Other words:
    acceptance; accepting; ascetic; benevolent; benign; charitable; clemency; compassion; compassionate; conciliatory; disciplined; easy; easygoing; endurance; enduring; forbearance; forbearing; forgiving; fortitude; generous; gentle; gentleness; humane; humanity; indulgence; indulgent; kind; lax; laxness; leniency; lenient; liberal; magnanimous; meek; merciful; mercifulness; mercy; mild; mildness; moderate; passive; patience; patient; perseverance; persevering; philosophical; pity; renunciation; sober; soft; softness; sparing; stoicism; sufferance; temperate; tender; tenderness; tolerance; tolerant; understanding