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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 long-suf·fer·ing /-ˌsʌf(ə)rɪŋ, ˈsʌ-/
 (a.)堅忍的忍耐,堅忍

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Long-suf·fer·ing, n. Bearing injuries or provocation for a long time; patient endurance of pain or unhappiness; patient; not easily provoked.
 Syn: -- long-sufferance.
    The Lord God, merciful and gracious, long-suffering, and abundant in goodness and truth.   --Ex. xxxiv. 6.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Long-suf·fer·ing, n. disposed to bear inconvenience or injury patiently; long patience of offense; as, a long-suffering and uncomplaining wife.
 Syn: -- enduring, forbearing, longanimous, meek.
    Despisest thou the riches of his goodness and forbearance and long-suffering?   --Rom. ii. 4.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 long-suffering
      adj : patiently enduring continual wrongs or trouble; "an enduring
            disposition"; "a long-suffering and uncomplaining wife"
            [syn: enduring]
      n : patient endurance of pain or unhappiness [syn: long-sufferance]