Having no tenure, and his future career being at the sufferance of her political enemies, objectively he lacked independence.
Some of the scoffed-at did, nevertheless, penetrate thither on sufferance.
She cannot get over the feeling that she is merely on sufferance.
What is to requite me for all this courtesy on sufferance, all this mockery of consideration?
It was a new position for Lady Charlotte to be anywhere on sufferance.
Peshawur, the greatest garrison in northern India, was there on sufferance, apparently.
If the widow and children remain there one night, they remain there on sufferance.
In Crvecurs France, where for centuries the people had lived on sufferance, tenure of the land seemed an inestimable privilege.
We may say that it exists by sufferance at Pekin, and nowhere else in the Empire.
Whatever right he had to hold the office was derived from that original appointment and my own sufferance.