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forbearance
used in Persuasion

3 uses
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Definition
refraining (holding back) from acting

or:

patience, tolerance, or self-control
  • give them all hints of the forbearance necessary between such near neighbours
    Chapter 6 (42% in)
forbearance = patience, tolerance, or self-control
  • I believe you equal to every important exertion, and to every domestic forbearance, so long as—if I may be allowed the expression—so long as you have an object.
    Chapter 23 (35% in)
  • Glowing and lovely in sensibility and happiness, and more generally admired than she thought about or cared for, she had cheerful or forbearing feelings for every creature around her.
    Chapter 23 (90% in)

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