Part of speech:
The definition of lenient is someone who is not strict or a punishment that is not severe.
Inclined to be lenient or merciful.
Free from worry, anxiety, trouble, or pain:
The definition of indulgent is someone who is lenient or who gives into whims and desires.
The definition of patient is waiting calmly for however long is needed.
Not strict or severe
(Physiol.) Designating or of that part of the autonomic nervous system whose nerves originate in the lumbar and thoracic regions of the spinal cord and that is especially concerned with mediating the involuntary response to alarm, as by speeding the heart rate, raising the blood pressure, and dilating the pupils of the eyes: these nerves oppose the parasympathetic nerves in the regulation of many body processes
Expressing or produced by impatience:
Not loose or vague; exact or precise:
Feeling or marked by resignation; acquiescent:
Characterized by lenient or forbearing judgment:
Not strict or exact; careless
Full of mercy; compassionate:
Gentle in action or motion; easy.
To oppose, resist, or endure, esp. in a successful way
To keep in check; restrain:
To not interfere with; allow; permit
To cause (something) to cease moving or progressing.
Resist is defined as to fend off, oppose or work against.
To pause is defined as to stop for a brief period of time.
To omit is to leave something out or to fail to do something.
To refrain from; avoid or resist. Used with can or cannot:
To do without; abstain from; give up
To forego is defined as to go before.
To put up with; tolerate:
To cease doing something.
To refuse politely:
To keep oneself from doing, engaging in, or partaking of something; refrain:
To continue to do:
To serve or function as a substitute for another:
To grant as by favour; to bestow in concession, or in compliance with a wish or request.
To have or show a trace (of); have some of the qualities (of)
Involve is defined as to include or add as a participant.
Find another word for forbearing. In this page you can discover 49 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for forbearing, like: lenient, clement, easy, forgiving, gentle, indulgent, long-suffering, mild, patient, restraint and sympathetic.