longanimity


lon·ga·nim·i·ty

noun \ˌlŋ-gə-ˈni-mə-tē\

Definition of LONGANIMITY

:  a disposition to bear injuries patiently :  forbearance

Origin of LONGANIMITY

Middle English longanymyte, from Late Latin longanimitat-, longanimitas, from longanimis patient, from Latin longus long + animus soul — more at animate
First Known Use: 15th century

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