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long–suffering

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adjective long–suf·fer·ing \-ˌsə-f(ə-)riŋ, -ˈsə-\

Simple Definition of long–suffering

  • : suffering for a long time without complaining : very patient during difficult times

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of long–suffering

  1. :  patiently enduring lasting offense or hardship

long–suffering noun
long–sufferingly play \-lē\ adverb

1535

First Known Use of long–suffering

1535


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