Last modified on 16 December 2014, at 07:03

forbearingly

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EtymologyEdit

From forbearing +‎ -ly.

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forbearingly (comparative more forbearingly, superlative most forbearingly)

  1. In a forbearing manner.
    • 2000, JG Ballard, Super-Cannes, Fourth Estate 2011, p. 142:
      He shrugged forbearingly, and stared at a framed photograph of Monsieur Cordier on the mantelpiece.
    • 2007 November 4, Richard Bernstein, “A Modern Buddhist Uprising Strikes a Quieter Chord”, New York Times:
      The important point here is not so much that the British treated him forbearingly as that he was always able to command publicity, Orwell wrote.