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longanimity (n.)

"patience," mid-15c., from Late Latin longanimitas, from longanimus "long-suffering, patient," from longus "long, extended" (see long (adj.)) + animus "soul, spirit, mind" (see animus).

updated on August 19, 2016

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Definitions of longanimity from WordNet

longanimity (n.)
good-natured tolerance of delay or incompetence;
Synonyms: patience / forbearance
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