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forbearance
used in Love's Labour's Lost

4 uses
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Definition
refraining (holding back) from acting

or:

patience, tolerance, or self-control
  • To hear meekly, sir, and to laugh moderately; or, to forbear both.
    1.1 — Act 1 Scene 1 — The King of Navarre's park (65% in)
forbear = refrain (hold back) from acting
  • To hear, or forbear laughing?
    1.1 — Act 1 Scene 1 — The King of Navarre's park (65% in)
  • Forbear till this company be past.
    1.2 — Act 1 Scene 2 — The park (65% in)
  • Peace! peace! forbear; Your oath once broke, you force not to forswear.
    5.2 — Act 5 Scene 2 — The same. Before the Princess's pavilion (50% in)

There are no more uses of "forbearance" in Love's Labour's Lost.

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