long-suffering love


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Patiently enduring wrongs or difficulties.
  • noun Patient endurance.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Bearing injuries or provocation with patience; not easily moved to retaliation.
  • noun Long endurance of injury or provocation; patience under offense.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun Bearing injuries or provocation for a long time; patient endurance of pain or unhappiness; patient; not easily provoked.
  • noun disposed to bear inconvenience or injury patiently; long patience of offense.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Having endured mental or physical discomfort for a protracted period of time patiently or without complaint.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective patiently bearing continual wrongs or trouble
  • noun patient endurance of pain or unhappiness


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