Definitions

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

  • adjective Showing patience and tolerance; not complaining.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Not complaining; not murmuring; not disposed to murmur; submissive.

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  • adjective Without complaint; patient and tolerant

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  • adjective not complaining

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Examples

  • Even my sister, who generally went along with every one of dad’s Saturday afternoon schemes in a kind of uncomplaining trance, seemed mildly put out by the presence of the bag.

    Court Out « A Fly in Amber

  • Covers were dragged across courts, umbrellas and hooded capes unfurled, and Britain reminded itself that there is remains one sport – uncomplaining stoicism – at which it is the undisputed world champion.

    Wimbledon day one: champagne, umbrellas and British hopes dashed

  • He was stubborn, but he was also charming, resourceful, generous, kind, funny, uncomplaining, and good at making friends and allies of those around him.

    Letting Go of My Father

  • The Kent police expressed occasional irritation that so much of their time was spent looking for Henry, but usually, they were helpful, efficient, and uncomplaining.

    Henry’s Demons

  • He was stubborn, but he was also charming, resourceful, generous, kind, funny, uncomplaining, and good at making friends and allies of those around him.

    Letting Go of My Father

  • Covers were dragged across courts, umbrellas and hooded capes unfurled, and Britain reminded itself that there is remains one sport – uncomplaining stoicism – at which it is the undisputed world champion.

    Wimbledon day one: champagne, umbrellas and British hopes dashed

  • Yet, uncomplaining, Brandon dug until the trowel dropped from his exhausted hand.

    Chicken Soup for the Soul: Grandmothers

  • He was stubborn, but he was also charming, resourceful, generous, kind, funny, uncomplaining, and good at making friends and allies of those around him.

    Letting Go of My Father

  • He was stubborn, but he was also charming, resourceful, generous, kind, funny, uncomplaining, and good at making friends and allies of those around him.

    Letting Go of My Father

  • I loved it as it always bothered me that Penelope seemed so uncomplaining and patient in the face of her husband’s extended absence and persistant infidelity.

    Maggie O'Farrell - An interview with author

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