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Meaning of LONG-SUFFERING

Pronunciation:  'long'sufuring

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  patient endurance of pain or unhappiness
  2. [adj]  patiently enduring continual wrongs or trouble; "an enduring disposition"; "a long-suffering and uncomplaining wife"
 

LONG-SUFFERING is a 14 letter word that starts with L.

 

 Synonyms: enduring, long-sufferance, patient
 
 See Also: endurance

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Long"-suf`fer*ing\, n.
    Bearing injuries or provocation for a long time; patient; not
    easily provoked.
    
          The Lord God, merciful and gracious, long-suffering,
          and abundant in goodness and truth.      --Ex. xxxiv.
                                                   6.
    
    
  2. \Long"-suf`fer*ing\, n.
    Long patience of offense.
    
          Despisest thou the riches of his goodness and
          forbearance and long-suffering?          --Rom. ii. 4.
    
    
 
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