longanimity

[long-guh-nim-i-tee, lawng-]
noun
patient endurance of hardship, injuries, or offense; forbearance.

Origin:
1400–50; late Middle English longanimyte < Late Latin longanimitās patience, equivalent to longanimi(s) patient (long(us) long1 + anim(us) spirit + -is adj. suffix) + -tās -ty2

longanimous [long-gan-uh-muhs, lawng-] , adjective
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longanimity (ˌlɒŋɡəˈnɪmɪtɪ)
 
n
rare patience or forbearance
 
[C15: from Late Latin longanimitās, from longanimis forbearing, from longus long + animus mind, soul]
 
longanimous
 
adj

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Tonight, despite her forced cheerfulness and chin-up longanimity, she is slightly hunched over and moves as if doing so hurts.
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