Origin of long-suffering
Related formslong-suf·fer·ing·ly, adverb
Examples from the Web for long-suffering
Others, like long-suffering partners the world over, simply put up with it and try as best they can to ignore it.
For long-suffering fans, this is presumably a moment to rejoice.The Knicks Aren't a Sports Team. They're a Reality Show, and Phil Jackson is Their Latest Star.|Robert Silverman|March 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“‘Walt, Walt, you have to stop this,’” he says, mimicking his long-suffering wife.Latest ‘Breaking Bad’ Episode, ‘Ozymandias,’ Is Most Action-Packed Yet|Andrew Romano|September 16, 2013|DAILY BEAST
And the long-suffering Chechens who remain in their homeland have seen it return to the Russian fold.The Chechens in America: Why They’re Here and Who They Are|Andrew Meier|April 19, 2013|DAILY BEAST
He hopped into the Range Rover and was swiftly driven home to Kensington Palace by his long-suffering royal protection officers.
As far as I was concerned, there was nothing but the spirt of dust from the side of a long-suffering island.Wounds in the rain|Stephen Crane
She is of a long-suffering race, and thou wilt not desert her to the blindness of the heathen.The Wept of Wish-Ton-Wish|James Fenimore Cooper
Kindly genii, proclaiming freedom and peace, hovered over Rome, the long-suffering city.Quintus Claudius, Volume 2 of 2|Ernst Eckstein
Lady Lesbia felt that the long-suffering Smithson had endured enough.Phantom Fortune, A Novel|M. E. Braddon
You are long-suffering, but there must be a limit even to your patience.Unaddressed Letters|Anonymous