long-suffering[ lawng-suhf-er-ing, -suhf-ring, long- ]SEE DEFINITION OF long-suffering
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It is harder to be long-suffering when one is out of breath.
Only the people, long-suffering and generous, remain as his resource.
Passive, patient, long-suffering she had been the while the mortifications and slights were for herself.
Poor Jed, the long-suffering, was goaded into a mild retort.
Take heart, Ralph Ray, most unselfish and long-suffering of men.
Cesare, however, was not of a temper quite as long-suffering as his father.
But Wilding seemed intent upon showing how long-suffering he could be.
They were patient and long-suffering under difficulties and provocation.
The long-suffering Mary has been catching it in consequence.
It has a European reputation for long-suffering, patience, and forbearance.
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