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Meaning of LONGANIMITY

Pronunciation:  `lânggu'nimitee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  good-natured tolerance of delay or incompetence
 

LONGANIMITY is a 11 letter word that starts with L.

 

 Synonyms: forbearance, patience
 
 Antonyms: impatience
 
 See Also: good nature

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\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.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: 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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