An example of long suffering is a person who had to put up with a long illness but who did so cheerfully.
(comparative more longsuffering, superlative most longsuffering)
- Alternative form of long-suffering.
- Long, patient endurance of insult, abuse or mistreatment; longanimity
(comparative more long-suffering, superlative most long-suffering)
- 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.
- Other lists of great Days stars may include Deidre Hall, the actress behind the long-suffering Marlena Evans and Drake Hogestyn, the man of many names who finally became just John Black.
- While Erica was abandoned by her father, and took it out on her long-suffering mother, Mona (Frances Heflin), it really formed the backbone of Erica's reliance on family.
- So far from representing man's righteousness as involving merit over against God, our author represents the greatest hero of Israel as declaring " Not for any virtue or strength of mine, but in His compassion and long-suffering was He pleased to call me " (xii.
- We see him full of tenderness to animals, a virtue not common in Italy in spite of the example of St Francis; open-handed in giving, not eager in getting- "poor," he says, "is the man of many wants"; not prone to resentment - "the best shield against injustice is to double the cloak of long-suffering"; zealous in labour above all men - "as a day well spent gives joyful sleep, so does a life well spent give joyful death."
- The fellahin, a patient, long-suffering race save when stirred by religious fanaticism, submitted to the kurbash, ~~t~2s freely used by the Turkish and Bashi Bazuk taxfdiahin.