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Definition of "longanimous" []

  • Long-suffering; patient; showing self-control and restraint. (adjective)

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Use "longanimous" in a sentence
  • "Yet again, he has a dog's intrepidity, knows no fear, is single-purposed, not to be called off, longanimous."
  • "Charity “is kind” and “suffereth long,” (μακροθυμηω), it is longanimous or magnanimous and there is indeed no great, truly great, mind but is patient and long suffering."
  • "At another point, you are asked to reduce big words to little maxims: "Aberration is the hallmark of homo sapiens while longanimous placability and condonation are the indicia of a supramundane omniscience" turns into ... but there!"
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