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Forbearance vs. Patience

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Forbearancenoun

Patient self-control; restraint and tolerance under provocation.

Patiencenoun

The quality of being patient.

Forbearancenoun

A refraining from the enforcement of something (as a debt, right, or obligation) that is due.

Patiencenoun

Any of various card games that can be played by one person. Called solitaire in the US. card game.

Forbearancenoun

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

‘He soon shall findForbearance no acquittance ere day end.’;

Patiencenoun

The state or quality of being patient; the power of suffering with fortitude; uncomplaining endurance of evils or wrongs, as toil, pain, poverty, insult, oppression, calamity, etc.

‘Strengthened with all might, . . . unto all patience and long-suffering.’; ‘I must have patience to endure the load.’; ‘Who hath learned lowlinessFrom his Lord's cradle, patience from his cross.’;

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Forbearancenoun

The quality of being forbearing; indulgence toward offenders or enemies; long-suffering.

‘Have a continent forbearance, till the speed of his rage goes slower.’;

Patiencenoun

The act or power of calmly or contentedly waiting for something due or hoped for; forbearance.

‘Have patience with me, and I will pay thee all.’;

Forbearancenoun

good-natured tolerance of delay or incompetence

Patiencenoun

Constancy in labor or application; perseverance.

‘He learned with patience, and with meekness taught.’;

Forbearancenoun

a delay in enforcing rights or claims or privileges; refraining from acting;

‘his forbearance to reply was alarming’;

Patiencenoun

Sufferance; permission.

‘They stay upon your patience.’;

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Forbearance

Forbearance, in the context of a mortgage process, is a special agreement between the lender and the borrower to delay a foreclosure. The literal meaning of forbearance is .

‘holding back’;

Patiencenoun

A kind of dock (Rumex Patientia), less common in America than in Europe; monk's rhubarb.

Patiencenoun

Solitaire.

Patiencenoun

good-natured tolerance of delay or incompetence

Patiencenoun

a card game played by one person

Patience

Patience (or forbearance) is the ability to endure difficult circumstances. Patience may involve perseverance in the face of delay; tolerance of provocation without responding in disrespect/anger; or forbearance when under strain, especially when faced with longer-term difficulties.

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