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Longanimity definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

LONGANIM'ITY, n. [L. longanimitas; longus, long, and animus, mind.]
Forbearance; patience; disposition to endure long under offenses.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: good-natured tolerance of delay or incompetence [syn: patience, forbearance, longanimity] [ant: impatience]

Merriam Webster's

noun Etymology: Middle English longanymyte, from Late Latin longanimitat-, longanimitas, from longanimis patient, from Latin longus long + animus soul more at animate Date: 15th century a disposition to bear injuries patiently ; forbearance

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Longanimity Lon`ga*nim"i*ty, n. [L. longanimitas; longus long + animus mind: cf. F. longanimit['e].] Disposition to bear injuries patiently; forbearance; patience. --Jer. Taylor.

Moby Thesaurus

acceptance, benevolence, condonation, disregard, endurance, forbearance, forbearing, forbearingness, forgiveness, forgivingness, fortitude, indulgence, kindness, lenience, leniency, long-sufferance, long-suffering, magnanimity, overlooking, patience, patience of Job, patientness, perseverance, resignation, self-control, stoicism, sufferance, sweet reasonableness, tolerance, toleration, uncomplainingness, unrevengefulness, waiting game, waiting it out



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