from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Calmness in the face of suffering and adversity; forbearance.
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- n. Patience or tolerance in the face of adversity; forbearance, long-suffering.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Disposition to bear injuries patiently; forbearance; patience.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Long-suffering; patience; endurance.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. good-natured tolerance of delay or incompetence
So that there may be fitly said to be a longanimity, which is commonly also ascribed to God as a magnanimity.
Again, expectation pertains to longanimity, which is a species of fortitude.
Obj. 3: Further, expectation belongs to longanimity which is a species of fortitude.
Your conspicuous knowledge, longanimity, visceral wisdom and training submit made for a grapheme aggregation with lots of techniques which were leisurely to see and do.
"After several years, I was finally able to look back on Serge's horrible puns with longanimity."
After a while, he said dully, We will pray to Our Lady of Presentation for her continued longanimity.
On the third point: the expectation attributed to hope by definition does not imply deferment, as does the expectation of longanimity.
Reply Obj. 3: The expectation which is mentioned in the definition of hope does not imply delay, as does the expectation which belongs to longanimity.
We must observe, however, that the reason for the difference assigned by this gloss is that it is hard to bear with those who sin through weakness, merely because they persist a long time in evil, wherefore it is said that they are borne with longanimity: whereas the very fact of sinning through pride seems to be unendurable; for which reason those who sin through pride are stated to be borne with patience.
Objection 1: It seems that patience is the same as longanimity.