Having or showing patience in spite of troubles, especially those caused by other people: his long-suffering wife
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- His father was a patient, long-suffering character who was mercilessly hen-pecked.
- Among them were letters from Nelson's long-suffering wife, Fanny.
- His long-suffering wife, Nora, faces an everyday struggle to find money for food and other essentials.
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- They took over a fish and chip shop, where they mugged and capered while the locals waited long-sufferingly for their grub.