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Definition 1: patient endurance of pain or unhappiness - [noun denoting attribute]

Synonyms for long-suffering in the sense of this definition

(long-suffering is a kind of ...) the power to withstand hardship or stress

"the marathon tests a runner's endurance"

Definition 2: patiently bearing continual wrongs or trouble - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where long-suffering or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • an enduring disposition
  • a long-suffering and uncomplaining wife

Synonyms for long-suffering in the sense of this definition

(long-suffering is similar to ...) enduring trying circumstances with even temper or characterized by such endurance

"a patient smile" "was patient with the children" "an exact and patient scientist" "please be patient"

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