Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR LONG SUFFERING

Long suffering had nearly annihilated all my ordinary powers of mind.

The retail clerk must be neat, punctual, polite, and long suffering.

Tomlinson, the hard-featured, was long suffering and patient.

But mercy before all things: charity, mercy, and long suffering.

But he was a shrewd native, and long suffering had taught him much.

His manner was quiet, as that of one who had learned submission after long suffering.

I know that he is gracious and merciful, long suffering, and of great kindness.

That trial she bore nobly for twenty-one long suffering years.

You might as well cut their throats at once and spare them the long suffering.

Patience and long suffering were also highly commended by Mencius.