Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
Lizet Elaine

Word of the Day 09/14/18 Forbearance

Forbearance (noun)
forbearance [fawr-bair-uh ns]

1. the act of forbearing; a refraining from something.
2. forbearing conduct or quality; patient endurance; self-control.
3. an abstaining from the enforcement of a right.
4. a creditor's giving of indulgence after the day originally fixed for payment.

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1. abstinence.
2. tolerance, toleration, sufferance; indulgence.

Origin: First recorded in 1570–80; forbear + -ance

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