long-suffering

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

Definition of long-suffering 

: patiently enduring lasting offense or hardship

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Other words from long-suffering

long-suffering noun
long-sufferingly \ˈlȯŋ-ˌsə-f(ə-)riŋ-lē, -ˈsə- \ adverb

Synonyms & Antonyms for long-suffering

Synonyms

forbearing, patient, stoic (or stoical), tolerant, uncomplaining

Antonyms

complaining, fed up, impatient, protesting

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First Known Use of long-suffering

1535, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of long-suffering was in 1535

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long-suffering

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of long-suffering

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

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