longsuffering

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

long +‎ suffering

Adjective[edit]

longsuffering (comparative more longsuffering, superlative most longsuffering)

  1. Alternative form of long-suffering

Noun[edit]

longsuffering (uncountable)

  1. Long, patient endurance of insult, abuse or mistreatment; longanimity
    • 1611, King James Version, Galatians 5:22-23
      But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, gentleness, goodness, faith, Meekness, temperance: against such there is no law.