adverb see long-suffering

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  • long-sufferingly — long suf·fer·ing·ly …   English syllables

  • long-sufferingly — adverb see long suffering II * * * longˈ suffˈeringly adverb • • • Main Entry: ↑long …   Useful english dictionary

  • long-sufferingly — See long suffering. * * * …   Universalium

  • long-suffering — long sufferingly, adv. /lawng suf euhr ing, suf ring, long /, adj. 1. enduring injury, trouble, or provocation long and patiently. n. 2. long and patient endurance of injury, trouble, or provocation: years of long suffering and illness. [1520 30] …   Universalium

  • long-suffering — [lôŋ′suf′ər iŋ] adj. bearing injuries, insults, trouble, etc. patiently for a long time n. long and patient endurance of injuries, insults, trouble, etc.: also Archaic long sufferance long sufferingly adv …   English World dictionary

  • long — 1. adj., n., & adv. adj. (longer; longest) 1 measuring much from end to end in space or time; not soon traversed or finished (a long line; a long journey; a long time ago). 2 (following a measurement) in length or duration (2 metres long; the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • long-suffering — adjective Date: 1535 patiently enduring lasting offense or hardship • long suffering noun • long sufferingly adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • long-suffering — adjective bearing problems or provocation with patience. Derivatives long sufferingly adverb …   English new terms dictionary

  • Primrose Cumming — (1915 2004) was a British writer of children s books. Primrose Cumming Her writing career spanned over 30 years, and produced some fine examples of the pony book genre, combining accurate observation of human and equine with a certain wry humour …   Wikipedia

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