long-sufferance

  • 1 Long-sufferance — Long suf fer*ance, n. 1. Forbearance to punish or resent. [1913 Webster] 2. patient endurance of pain or unhappiness. Syn: long suffering. [WordNet 1.5] …

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  • 2 long-sufferance — noun patient endurance of pain or unhappiness • Syn: ↑long suffering • Hypernyms: ↑endurance * * * ˈ ̷ ̷ˈ ̷ ̷( ̷ ̷) ̷ ̷ noun archaic : long suffering Synonyms …

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  • 3 long-sufferance — /lawng suf euhr euhns, suf reuhns, long /, n. Archaic. long suffering. [1520 30] * * * …

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  • 4 long sufferance — …

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  • 5 Long-suffering — Long suf fer*ing, n. Bearing injuries or provocation for a long time; patient endurance of pain or unhappiness; patient; not easily provoked. Syn: long sufferance. [1913 Webster] The Lord God, merciful and gracious, long suffering, and abundant… …

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  • 6 long-suffering — [lôŋ′suf′ər iŋ] adj. bearing injuries, insults, trouble, etc. patiently for a long time n. long and patient endurance of injuries, insults, trouble, etc.: also Archaic long sufferance long sufferingly adv …

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  • 7 long suffering — Synonyms and related words: Spartan, acceptance, accepting, armed with patience, benevolence, benevolent, charitable, charitableness, charity, conciliatory, condonation, disciplined, disregard, easiness, endurance, endurant, enduring, forbearance …

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  • 8 sufferance — Synonyms and related words: acceptance, allowance, authorization, connivance, consent, endurance, forbearance, forbearing, forbearingness, fortitude, indulgence, leave, lenience, leniency, long sufferance, long suffering, longanimity, overlooking …

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  • 9 long-suffering — I noun patient endurance of pain or unhappiness • Syn: ↑long sufferance • Hypernyms: ↑endurance II adjective patiently bearing continual wrongs or trouble an enduring disposition …

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  • 10 sufferance — n. 1. Suffering, endurance, pain, misery, inconvenience. 2. Patience, moderation, long suffering, submission. 3. Permission, allowance, toleration …

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  • 11 long-suffering — adj 1. longanimous, forbearing, suffering, patient, patient as Job; uncomplaining, stoical; lenient, indulgent, permissive, tolerant, condoning; magnanimous, forgiving, charitable, exorable, placable. n 2. longanimity, forbearance, sufferance,… …

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  • 12 sufferance — n 1. tolerance, toleration, forbearance; permission, authorization, tacit allowance, concession, connivance, laxity, laissez faire; favor, indulgence, grace; license, leave, liberty, freedom; scope, latitude, play, range, rope, free rein. 2.… …

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  • 13 Longa patientia trahitur ad consensum — Long sufferance is interpreted as consent …

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  • 14 endurance — Synonyms and related words: abidingness, acceptance, age, antiquity, application, assiduity, assiduousness, bulldog tenacity, changelessness, concentration, constancy, continualness, continuance, continuation, continuity, decisiveness, defeat of… …

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  • 15 tolerance — Synonyms and related words: a habit, acceptance, acquired tolerance, acute alcoholism, addictedness, addiction, admissibility, admission, alcoholism, allowance, amphetamine withdrawal symptoms, ample scope, approximation, assimilation,… …

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  • 16 acceptance — Synonyms and related words: CD, IOU, John Hancock, MO, OK, acceptance bill, acceptation, acception, accession, accord, acknowledgment, acquiescence, acquisition, adherence, admiration, admission, admittance, adoption, affiliation, affirmance,… …

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  • 17 forbearance — Synonyms and related words: abandonment, abeyance, abjuration, abjurement, abnegation, acceptance, avoidance, avoiding reaction, benevolence, cessation, charitableness, charity, circumvention, clemency, clementness, cold storage, commiseration,… …

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  • 18 fortitude — Synonyms and related words: acceptance, backbone, boldness, bottom, bravery, bulldog courage, cardinal virtues, charity, constancy, courage, courageousness, dauntlessness, decisiveness, determination, endurance, energy, faith, fearlessness,… …

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  • 19 indulgence — Synonyms and related words: acceptance, accommodatingness, agreeableness, allowance, attentiveness, benevolence, blank check, carte blanche, charitableness, charity, coddling, complaisance, concern, condonation, connivance, considerateness,… …

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  • 20 leniency — Synonyms and related words: abatement, acceptance, accommodatingness, agreeableness, allayment, alleviation, assuagement, attentiveness, benevolence, blunting, calming, carelessness, charitableness, charity, clemency, commiseration, compassion,… …

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