un·​com·​plain·​ing | \ ˌən-kəm-ˈplā-niŋ How to pronounce uncomplaining (audio) \

Definition of uncomplaining

: not complaining : patient uncomplaining acceptance

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uncomplainingly \ ˌən-​kəm-​ˈplā-​niŋ-​lē How to pronounce uncomplainingly (audio) \ adverb

Examples of uncomplaining in a Sentence

an uncomplaining hardworking single mother of five

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The story is always written as a tearjerker, with praise for the person’s uncomplaining attitude; a car is usually donated to the subject in the end. Jia Tolentino, The New Yorker, "The Gig Economy Celebrates Working Yourself to Death," 22 Mar. 2017

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First Known Use of uncomplaining

1738, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of uncomplaining was in 1738

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English Language Learners Definition of uncomplaining

approving : accepting, doing, or dealing with something difficult or unpleasant without complaining

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incapable of being surmounted or overcome

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