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adjective as in patient

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Others, like long-suffering partners the world over, simply put up with it and try as best they can to ignore it.

For long-suffering fans, this is presumably a moment to rejoice.

“‘Walt, Walt, you have to stop this,’” he says, mimicking his long-suffering wife.

And the long-suffering Chechens who remain in their homeland have seen it return to the Russian fold.

He hopped into the Range Rover and was swiftly driven home to Kensington Palace by his long-suffering royal protection officers.

As against the pain she inflicted, he had been generous, long-suffering— therefore his conduct was 'beautiful and precious.'

Their soul is likewise of the same stuff as their father's; it is simple, brave, and long-suffering.

Breadth is the dilation of the heart, length is long-suffering, height is hope, and depth is faith.

It was another hoax, and a most daring and gigantic one, on the part of Jack and his friends, upon their long-suffering tutor.

From South America to Cuba, there is one vast collection of trash imported to catch the pennies of these long-suffering people.


On this page you'll find 17 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to long-suffering, such as: enduring, forbearing, lenient, tolerant, and uncomplaining.

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