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long-suffering

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long-suffering

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Synonyms & Antonyms of long-suffering (Entry 2 of 2)

the capacity to endure what is difficult or disagreeable without complaining
  • you will need infinite long-suffering to put up with that arrogant jerk

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“Long-suffering.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/long-suffering. Accessed 23 Oct. 2020.

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