Taxonomy of meanings for 忍:

  • 忍 rěn (OC: njinʔ MC: ȵin) 而軫切 上 廣韻:【強也有所含忍而軫切三 】
    • ENDURE
      • nabpsychthe virtue of endurance
      • vt(+V[0])be able to bear to V
      • vt(oN)endure the contextually determinate act or situation
      • vt[oN]be patient; be able to put up with things
      • vt[oN]psychbe able to bear injustice
      • vt+prep+Nbe unable to bear N
      • vt+V[0]bear to V, endure V-ing
      • vtoNbe able to endure or sustain (pain, adversity); put up with (objectionable persons)
      • vtoNcausativecause to become callous
      • vtoNcausativecause (oneself) to endure> steel oneself
      • vtoNpassivebe borne with
      • vtoNPab{S}e.g. 不忍其然 "could not bear tht this was so": bear with the fact, that
      • TOLERANCE
        • nabpsychtolerance and endurance; forbearance
        • vibe tolerant; show forbearance
        • vtoNshow tolerance towards
        • tolerate as a plan>WISH
          • of the intolerable>CRUEL
            • nsubject=humanthose who are callous
            • vadNpitiless, callous, insensitive
            • vibe insensitive, hard-hearted, callous 殘忍。 漢 賈誼 《新書·道術》:"惻隱憐人謂之慈,反慈為忍。"
            • vt(oN)be callous enough to put up or bear with a contextually determinate situation
            • vt+V[0]be callous or hard-hearted enough to be able to (live with cruelty by others); be able to bear with cruel behaviour (on one's own part); NB: THE TWO IDENTICAL LEXEMES MUST BE CONFLATED
            • vtoNbe callous and unfeeling with respect to
            • vtoNattitudinaltreat heartlessly; be callous towards
            • vtoNcausativecause to become callous
            • insensitive domination>CONTROL
              • vtoNcontrol
      • =韌
      • =認
    • 忍 ren4《集韻》而振切,去震日。
      • =肕