long-suffering

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long-suffering (comparative more long-suffering, superlative most long-suffering)

  1. Having endured mental or physical discomfort for a protracted period of time patiently or without complaint.
    His long-suffering wife may have had to put up with him for many years, but she also benefited when times were good.
    • Bible Exodus xxxiv. 6
      The Lord God, merciful and gracious, long-suffering, and abundant in goodness and truth.

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