longanimous
index lenient, patient, placable

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  • longanimous — adjective showing patient and unruffled self control and restraint under adversity; slow to retaliate or express resentment seemly and forbearing...yet strong enough to resist aggression was longanimous in the face of suffering • Syn: ↑forbearing …   Useful english dictionary

  • longanimous — adjective Long suffering; patient; showing self control and restraint …   Wiktionary

  • longanimous — lon·gan·i·mous …   English syllables

  • longanimity — longanimous /long gan euh meuhs, lawng /, adj. /long geuh nim i tee, lawng /, n. patient endurance of hardship, injuries, or offense; forbearance. [1400 50; late ME longanimyte < LL longanimitas patience, equiv. to longanimi(s) patient (long(us)… …   Universalium

  • forbearing — adjective showing patient and unruffled self control and restraint under adversity; slow to retaliate or express resentment seemly and forbearing...yet strong enough to resist aggression was longanimous in the face of suffering • Syn:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Long-suffering — 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. [1913 Webster + WordNet 1.5] Despisest thou the riches… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • longanimously — adverb in a longanimous manner, displaying longanimity; forbearingly; patiently and in a restrained and self controlled way …   Wiktionary

  • lenient — I noun allowing, benevolent, charitable, clemens, clement, compassionate, condoning, considerate, easy, easygoing, enduring, exorable, favoring, forbearing, forgiving, free from vindictiveness, generous, gentle, humane, humoring, indulgent,… …   Law dictionary

  • patient — I adjective acquiescent, agreeable, assiduous, calm, compliant, composed, constant, continuing, controlled, decided, determined, diligent, docile, dogged, dutiful, easygoing, enduring, firm, forbearing, forgiving, hard working, imperturbable,… …   Law dictionary

  • placable — I adjective appeasable, benevolent, capable of being appeased, capable of being pacified, charitable, clement, compassionate, conciliatory, disposed to mercy, exorabilis, exorable, forbearant, forbearing, forgiving, generous, gracious, indulgent …   Law dictionary

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