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English definition of “uncomplaining”

uncomplaining

adjective     /ˌʌn.kəmˈpleɪ.nɪŋ/ approving
willing to do boring or difficult work without complaining or becoming angry: The work is boring, but he's always cheerful and uncomplaining.Patient and uncomplaining uncomplainingly     /-li/ adverb
(Definition of uncomplaining adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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