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Definition of long-suffering adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

long-suffering

 adjective
adjective
BrE BrE//ˌlɒŋ ˈsʌfərɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌlɔːŋ ˈsʌfərɪŋ//
 
, NAmE//ˌlɑːŋ ˈsʌfərɪŋ//
 
 
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bearing problems or another person’s unpleasant behaviour with patience his long-suffering wife
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: long-suffering