Forbearant
Forbearant For*bear"ant, a. Forbearing. [R.] --Carlyle. [1913 Webster]

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  • forbearant — index passive, placable, resigned Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • forbearant — nt adjective Etymology: forbear (I) + ant archaic : forbearing equitable, nay forbearant if need were Thomas Carlyle …   Useful english dictionary

  • forbearant — for·bear·ant …   English syllables

  • passive — pas·sive / pa siv/ adj: not involving, deriving from, or requiring effort or active participation imposed a passive duty not to interfere; specif: of, relating to, or being business activity in which the investor does not have immediate control… …   Law dictionary

  • forbearing — adjective Characterized by patience and indulgence; long suffering: as, a forbearing temper. See Also: forbear, forbearance, forbearant, forbearantly, forbearingly …   Wiktionary

  • forbear — verb /fɔːˈbɛə,fɔɹˈbɛɹ/ a) To keep away from; to avoid; to abstain from; to give up. b) To refrain from proceeding; to pause; to delay. See Also: forbearanc …   Wiktionary

  • placable — I adjective appeasable, benevolent, capable of being appeased, capable of being pacified, charitable, clement, compassionate, conciliatory, disposed to mercy, exorabilis, exorable, forbearant, forbearing, forgiving, generous, gracious, indulgent …   Law dictionary

  • resigned — I adjective adapted, adjusted, agreeable, biddable, defeatist, easily managed, enduring, forbearant, forbearing, long suffering, manageable, meek, nonresistant, passive, patient, reconciled, resistless, stoic, stoical, submissive, surrendered,… …   Law dictionary

  • accepting — Synonyms and related words: Spartan, abject, acquiescent, agreeable, armed with patience, assenting, at ease, clement, comfortable, compassionate, complaisant, compliable, compliant, complying, composed, consenting, content, contented,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • charitable — Synonyms and related words: accommodating, almsgiving, altruistic, beneficent, benevolent, benign, bighearted, bleeding, bountiful, clement, commiserative, compassionate, complimentary, condolent, considerate, costless, easy, eleemosynary,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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