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long-suffering

adjective
 
 
/ˌlɒŋˈsʌfərɪŋ/
A long-suffering person has been very patient for a long time about all the trouble that someone has caused them: Bill and his long-suffering wifePatient and uncomplaining
Translations of “long-suffering”
in Chinese (Traditional) 長期忍受的…
in Russian многострадальный…
in Turkish tahammüllü, sabırlı, cefakâr…
in Chinese (Simplified) 长期忍受的…
in Polish anielsko cierpliwy…
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