Part of speech:
Control of the expression of one's feelings; constraint:
The ability to digest or metabolize a food, drug, or other substance or compound:
The act or practice of refraining from indulging an appetite or desire, especially for alcoholic drink or sexual intercourse.
Indulging or inclined to indulge; kind or lenient, often to excess
Allowing for or accommodating adjustments, errors, imperfections, weakness, etc.; not exacting or harsh
Inclined not to be harsh or strict; merciful or indulgent:
Not sharply drawn or delineated:
Emitting such vibrations:
A disposition to show mercy, especially toward an offender or enemy.
Deep awareness of the suffering of another accompanied by the wish to relieve it.
The strength to bear misfortune, pain, etc. calmly and patiently; firm courage
The condition or quality of being lenient.
Patient endurance of injuries; forbearance
The will or ability to wait or endure without complaint
The act of one who refrains from doing something.
Formal notice of this, esp. in writing
Tolerance; esp., freedom to hold religious views that differ from the established ones
Annoyance because of delay, opposition, etc.
A habitual practice, such as drug use.
A part or thing added to make something reach further or last longer; extension, supplement, sequel, etc.
A welfare institution, organization, or fund
The capacity of enduring hardship or inconvenience without complaint
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